ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2016: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-04-30 - 2017-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V728000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-12-10 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-16 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-22
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 699
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 24
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain 2015-2017 Altec TA45M and AM50/55 aerial devices equipped with 500W DC-DC converters. Due to voltage and current spikes, the converter can fail and cause a fire.
Consequence:
      If the converter fails, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the 500W DC-DC converter with one that has a revised design, free of charge. The recall began December 10, 2018. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 699.
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.