ALTEC AT40-G 2012: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : AT40-G Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2010-01-01 - 2013-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V458000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-12-09 Date Received by ODI: 2013-09-26 Date Added to Database: 2013-10-21
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 583
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1145
Summary:
      Altec Industries, Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 AT200A, AT235, AT235P, AT30-G, AT35-G, AT37-G, AT40-G and AT237 Aerial Devices mounted on Ford Super Duty Chassis' equipped with 6.8L gas engines and Muncie FR67 power take offs "PTO". In the affected vehicles, oil may leak from the PTO pressure switch onto a thermal blanket covering the exhaust.
Consequence:
      Oil leaking onto the thermal blanket combined with heat from exhaust may result in an increased risk of fire.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected pressure switch and thermal blanket with the kit identified by Muncie, free of charge. The recall began on December 9, 2013. Consumerr's may contact Altec at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's recall number is CSN 583.
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.