ALTEC NOVAE ST81181TPL2-B-140 2011: EQUIPMENT

Make : ALTEC Model : NOVAE ST81181TPL2-B-140 Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2009-08-31 - 2012-09-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V616000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-11-13 Date Received by ODI: 2014-10-03 Date Added to Database: 2014-10-03
Manufacturers Involved: Altec Industries Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: CSN 605
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 344
Summary:
      Altec Industries Inc. "Altec" is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Novae Sure-Trac ST81181TPL2-B-140 equipment trailers built August 31, 2009, to September 27, 2012, and manufactured with 3/16 inch thick steel tubing. The tongue of the affected trailers may crack and separate from the trailer frame.
Consequence:
      If the trailer tongue fails, a loss of control of the trailer or a separation of the trailer from the tow vehicle may occur, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and repair any cracks found and add a reinforcing kit, free of charge. The recall begin on November 13, 2014. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for the recall is CSN 605.
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.