ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2013: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-10-01 - 2014-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V101000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-17 Date Received by ODI: 2015-02-23 Date Added to Database: 2015-02-23
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 612
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5142
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Digger Derrick and Aerial Device vehicles manufactured October 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014, and mounted on Freightliner chassis. In the event of a short circuit condition, the 30 amp breaker to the trailer relay module may react too slowly to prevent the module from overheating.
Consequence:
      If the module overheats, there is an increased risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 30 amp circuit breaker with a 20 amp one, free of charge. The recall began on April 17, 2015. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-800-860-0183. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 612.
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.