ALTEC AN755 1995: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : AN755 Year : 1995
Build Dates : 2004-09-01 - 1997-03-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V610000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-12-15 Date Received by ODI: 2010-12-06 Date Added to Database: 2010-12-08
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: MAB 540
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 161
Summary:
      ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1994-1997 SERVICE VEHICLES BUILT FROM SEPTEMBER 1994 THROUGH MARCH 1997, AND EQUIPPED WITH AERIAL DEVICES WITH BOOM LIFT CYLINDER PART NUMBER 350-40094. THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDER AS MANUFACTURED COULD FAIL WHEN SUBJECT TO FREQUENT TENSILE LOADING.
Consequence:
      FAILURE OF THE LOWER BOOM LIFT CYLINDER CAN CAUSE DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.
Remedy:
      ALTEC WILL REPLACE THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO. MAB 540.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .