ALTEC DM47 2008: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : DM47 Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2010-01-01 - 2010-09-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 11V297000
Date Owner's Notified: 2011-05-31 Date Received by ODI: 2011-05-24 Date Added to Database: 2011-05-25
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 545
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 227
Summary:
      ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2009 DM 45, DM 47 AND DM 50 DIGGER DERRICK UTILITY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2010 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2010. THESE UNITS MAY HAVE CRACKS IN THE BOOM LIFT CYLINDER ROD EYE CASTING THAT CAN CAUSE THE CASTING TO FAIL.
Consequence:
      IF THE ROD EYE CASTING FAILS, THE BOOM MAY SUDDENLY FALL CAUSING DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.
Remedy:
      ALTEC WILL INSPECT THE LIFT CYLINDER ROD EYE CASTING FOR CRACKS. ANY CYLINDERS FOUND WITH CRACKS WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 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'S SAFETY RECALL NO. CSN 545.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 .