ALTEC AT40-G 2012: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : ALTEC Model : AT40-G Year : 2012
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V224000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-04-24 Date Received by ODI: 2013-05-29 Date Added to Database: 2013-05-29
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 565
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 761
Summary:
      Altec Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 AT200A, AT235/235P, AT237, AT248F, AT35/37-G, and AT40-G aerial devices built on Ford F550 chassis with a gross vehicle weight rating of 19,500lbs. The battery cable going to the unit auxiliary functions could be damaged and possibly short to ground.
Consequence:
      If the battery cable shorts to ground, it may overheat, resulting in a fire.
Remedy:
      Altec began notifying affected owners on April 24, 2013. Dealers will re-route the auxiliary function battery cables. Owners may contact Altec at 1-800-860-0183. Altec's recall number is CSN 565.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.