ALTEC DSC6 BRUSH CHIPPER 2014: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : DSC6 BRUSH CHIPPER Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2011-06-01 - 2015-04-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V810000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-01-19 Date Received by ODI: 2015-12-01 Date Added to Database: 2015-12-01
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 626
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 718
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain model year 2011-2015 DC610 and DSC6 Brush Chippers manufactured June 1, 2011, to April 1, 2015. The affected brush chippers may have improper or missing welds. Additionally, the DSC6 chippers may be equipped with incorrect anvil spacers.
Consequence:
      Improper or missing welds and/or incorrect anvil spacers may cause the anvil to detach and interfere with the cutting blades, significantly damaging the chipper and increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair any of the missing or incorrect anvil welds, and will replace the improper anvil spacers, free of charge. The recall began on January 19, 2016. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-800-860-0183. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 626.
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.