GENIE TZ-34 2007: STRUCTURE

Make : GENIE Model : TZ-34 Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-05-11 - 2007-09-12
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V558000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-01-14 Date Received by ODI: 2007-12-12 Date Added to Database: 2007-12-12
Manufacturers Involved: Genie Industries, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 070009
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 188
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS, THE TURNTABLE BEARING BOLTS MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATIONS. BOLTS THAT ARE UNDER-TORQUED CAN COME LOOSE OVER TIME.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD CAUSE THE TURNTABLE LIFT STRUCTURE TO SEPARATE FROM THE CHASSIS RESULTING IN THE PLATFORM FALLING INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR A CRASH.
Remedy:
      REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS ADVISING THEM TO TORQUE THE TURNTABLE BEARING BOLTS TO SPECIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE AT 1-800-536-1800.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      GENIE RECALL NO. 070009.CUSTOMERS 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.