ALTEC AT37-G 2004: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : AT37-G Year : 2004
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V598000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 2010-11-23 Date Added to Database: 2010-12-03
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 535
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8600
Summary:
      ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1998-2008 AERIAL DEVICES VEHICLES BUILT FROM JANUARY 1998 THROUGH MAY 2008. THE GLUE BOND JOINT IN THE INSULATING ARM LINK MAY FAIL OVER TIME. THE CONNECTION IS ALSO SECURED BY EIGHT BOLTS, BUT WITH THE LOSS OF THE GLUE BOND, THE FASTENERS COULD FATIGUE OVER TIME AND FAIL.
Consequence:
      FAILURE OF THE GLUE BOND AND FASTENERS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE FIBERGLASS LINK FROM THE STEEL INSERTS. AS A RESULT, THE PLATFORM ON WHICH A SERVICE TECHNICIAN WOULD STAND COULD FAIL DURING USE RESULTING IN DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.
Remedy:
      ALTEC WILL PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO INSPECT THE FIBERGLASS INSULATING LINK AND FASTENERS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 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. CSN 535.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 .