General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 20V501000

Make Model Year
ALTEC EC505 2019
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2020-10-22 2020-08-25 2020-08-26

Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries, Inc.

Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 773

Component: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 30

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report


Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain 2018-2020 EC505 6S+3S and EC655 6S+6S vehicles. The load holding grip of the grapple tines may loosen, resulting in a loss of load control.


Loss of load control may increase the risk of death or injury.


Altec will notify owners, and dealers will install a counterbalance valve with a lower pressure ratio to increase the opening threshold, free of charge. The recall began October 20, 2020. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 773.


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