ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2017: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Make : ALTEC Model : AERIAL DEVICE Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2017-11-01 - 2018-05-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V873000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-02-07 Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-07 Date Added to Database: 2018-12-12
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 708
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 156
Summary:
      Altec Industries, Inc is recalling certain 2017-2018 Digger Derrick, Aerial Devices, and Service Body vehicles, equipped with Whelen accessory brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed. As such these vehicles fail to comply to with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake lights, free of charge. The recall began February 7, 2019. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 708.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
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.