ALTEC AT40M/P 2007: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Make : ALTEC Model : AT40M/P Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-06-01 - 2009-10-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V284000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-05-23 Date Received by ODI: 2011-05-16 Date Added to Database: 2011-05-16
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 544
Component: EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 103
Summary:
      ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN AT40M/P AERIAL DEVICES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2007 THROUGH OCTOBER 2009. THESE UNITS HAVE FIBERGLASS ARM LINKS THAT, OVER TIME, MAY DEVELOP REDUCED ELECTRICAL ISOLATION PERFORMANCE. AS SUCH, THE LINKS MAY BEGIN TO CONDUCT CURRENT.
Consequence:
      IF THE ARM LINK CONDUCTS CURRENT, SHOULD THE ARM LINK CONTACT AN ELECTRICAL WIRE, THE OPERATOR MAY BE SHOCKED OR ELECTROCUTED AND DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY MAY RESULT.
Remedy:
      ALTEC WILL REPLACE THE LINK FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 23, 2011. 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 544.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 .