ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2010: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2003-07-30 - 2019-04-17
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V483000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-15 Date Received by ODI: 2019-06-21 Date Added to Database: 2019-06-24
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 724
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 957
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain 2003-2019 Altec TA45, TA50, TA55, TA60, L37, L39, LRV, LR7, A-T40C, T40P and AP45 vehicles equipped with air-cushioned pintle hitch and/or accessory air components. The accessories utilizing chassis air supply may be missing pressure protection valves. The accessory lines may not prevent service brake line pressure loss due to failure or leakage in the accessory air system. Additionally, the air cushioned pintle hook may have been connected to the incorrect air lines. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Consequence:
      Loss of service brake pressure can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the pressure protection installation and repair any unit that does not pass inspection, free of charge. The recall began August 15, 2019. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 724.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 121
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.