ALTEC AH85 2008: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : ALTEC Model : AH85 Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2005-04-01 - 2013-04-28
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V378000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2013-08-21 Date Added to Database: 2013-08-27
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 585
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 263
Summary:
      Altec is recalling certain model year 2005-2013 AH75/85/100 aerial devices manufactured April 2005 through April 2013; and equipped with current leakage monitoring systems. The cable for the current leakage monitoring system may be too long and may breach the gap provided by the lower boom fiberglass insert chassis insulating system.
Consequence:
      If the gap is breached, then the boom may conduct electrical current, increasing the risk of electrical shock to the operator.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners and dealers will inspect and properly secure the leakage monitor cable. The recall is expected to begin during September 2013. Altec's recall number is CSN 585. Owners may contact Altec at 1-877-462-5832.
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.