ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2016: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-12-26 - 2016-03-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V536000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-08-26 Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-14 Date Added to Database: 2016-07-14
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 635
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WINCH
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 252
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Aerial Devices and Digger Derrick vehicles equipped with front bumper winches or capstans, manufactured December 26, 2015, to March 30, 2016. The affected vehicles have a hydraulic motor whose shaft may fail resulting in unexpected movement of the winch or the capstan.
Consequence:
      Unexpected winch movement may increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the hydraulic motor, free of charge. The recall began on August 26, 2016, 2016. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-205-991-7733. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 635.
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.