ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2004: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2004-10-01 - 2005-02-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V138000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-04-30 Date Received by ODI: 2018-02-27 Date Added to Database: 2018-03-01
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 676
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 59
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain 2004-2005 AM547, AM650, AM855 and AM862 Aerial Devices, and AM650 and AM855 Elevator vehicles. The fiberglass upper boom on these vehicles may degrade over time and fail.
Consequence:
      Failure of the fiberglass upper boom may increase the risk of injury or death.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the boom for degradation, and replace the boom if necessary, free of charge or buy back the chassis and unit. The recall began on April 30, 2018. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 676.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.