ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2013: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2013
Build Dates : 1999-01-01 - 2014-07-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V745000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-01-16 Date Received by ODI: 2014-11-21 Date Added to Database: 2014-11-21
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 609
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1907
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain model year 1999-2014 aerial devices models A65, A70, A75, A72-, A/77-T, A82-T, A72-TE88, and A77-TE93 manufactured January 1, 1999, to July 15, 2014. The affected aerial devices may have an improperly set hydraulic pressure transducer which relieves excessive backpressure in the hydraulic tank circuit.
Consequence:
      In cooler temperatures, the improperly set hydraulic pressure transducer may result in inadvertent boom movement, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant or those nearby.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace and install a pressure switch, free of charge. The recall began in January 16, 2015. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-205-991-7733. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 609.
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.