ALTEC AT200A 2012: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:TORSION BAR

Make : ALTEC Model : AT200A Year : 2012
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V390000
Date Owner's Notified: 2012-08-27 Date Received by ODI: 2012-08-08 Date Added to Database: 2012-08-09
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 560
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:TORSION BAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 141
Summary:
      Altec Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2012 Aerial Device vehicles built on a Navistar Terrastar chassis because the Altec-installed torsion bar increases the ride height of the front suspension, which when the vehicle hits bumps, may cause the vehicle to alter its steering direction.
Consequence:
      As the vehicle hits bumps, it may deviate from the intended line of travel, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and will install an updated bracket and spring kit, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 27, 2012. Owners may contact Altec Industries at 1-877-462-5832.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Altec's recall campaign number is CSN 560.Customers may 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.