Altec 4900 Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on 4900 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2005-05-05 due to a problem with the service brakes, hydraulic. Approximately 125 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, 4900's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Altec Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Altec 4900
|2005-05-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-05-05)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN UTILITY SERVICE TRUCK CHASSIS EQUIPPED WITH ALTEC ELECTRIC HYDRAULIC MANUAL UTILITY BRAKE CONTROL, THE UNITS EXPERIENCE LOSS OF BRAKES DURING AND INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE WINDSHIELD WIPER DRIVE ARM AND BRAKE LINE THAT RUNS BETWEEN THE CHASSIS MASTER CYLINDER AND BRAKE CONTROL INSIDE THE CAB.|
|Hazard:||THIS INTERFERENCE CAN CAUSE THE BRAKE LINE TO RUPTURE. SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH CAN RESULT FROM IMPAIRMENT OR FAILURE OF THE VEHICLE BRAKES.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WIPER LINKAGE INTERFERENCE, AND REPLACE THE NECESSARY PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THIS RECALL ONLY INVOLVED ONE CUSTOMER. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 15, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 919-528-2535.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
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