ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2015: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-04-15 - 2015-10-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V710000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-05 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-05
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 219
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc "Altec" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 A65, A70, A75, A72-T, A77-T, and A82-T aerial devices manufactured April 15, 2014, to October 15, 2015. The affected aerial devices have a fiberglass cover over the boom tip that may have an improperly sized opening.
Consequence:
      The improperly sized opening may allow the exposed metal tip of the boom to contact an electrically energized conductor, such as an overhead wire, increasing the risk of a injury to the boom operator.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace any boom tip cover that has an improperly sized opening, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2016. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-205-991-7733.
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.