ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2016: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-12-23 - 2017-12-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V434000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-08-23 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-27 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-29
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 688
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 290
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain 2016-2017 Altec Aerial Devices and Service Body vehicles, built on Ram 5500 Diesel chassis. The positive stud on the lead acid battery disconnect bracket may contact the hood and cause an electrical short.
Consequence:
      An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lead acid battery disconnect, free of charge. The recall began August 23, 2018. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 688.
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.