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Altec Ah100 Recalls

There have been 7 recalls on Ah100 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2016-01-20 and published by the NHTSA on 2016-02-03, was due to a problem with the electrical system. Approximately 195 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Ah100's have experienced approximately 8 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the equipment, electrical. 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.

Recalled Altec Ah100 vehicles

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2016-01-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2016-02-03)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 AH75, AH85, and AH100 Aerial Devices manufactured January 10, 2008, to December 31, 2015. The affected units have a hydraulic pressure control valve that may allow the aerial device to move even when not told to do so.
Hazard: An aerial device that moves unexpectedly increases the risk of injury to the operator.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the hydraulic pressure control valves, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2016. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-205-991-7733.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=16V023000
   
2014-06-10 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-06-10)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 AH75, AH85, and AH100 Aerial Devices manufactured October 2009 through December 2012. The affected devices may allow electricity to be conducted through the boom due to water entering into the fiberglass layers. Additionally, the joint connecting the fiberglass insert and the steel boom components may fail.
Hazard: A fiberglass lower boom insert that can conduct electricity increases the risk of electrocution to the operator should the boom contact a power line. If the joint between the fiberglass insert and the steel boom component fails, the boom may fall, putting the operator at an increased risk of injury.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners, and dealers will do supplemental dielectric testing and replace the lower boom, free of charge. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 598.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V308000
   
2014-01-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-01-16)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 AH75, AH85, and AH100 vehicles manufactured from April 1, 2010, through November 20, 2013. Moisture may get into the control module plug and result in inadvertant movement of the boom or platform.
Hazard: The unexpected movement increases the risk of injury to the operator or those nearby.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners and dealers will replace the control module wiring harness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on February 17, 2014. Customers may contact Altec at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 592.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=14V001000
   
2013-08-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-09-05)
Recall Summary: Altec is recalling certain model year 2005-2013 AH75/85/100 aerial devices manufactured April 2005 through April 2013; and equipped with current leakage monitoring systems. The cable for the current leakage monitoring system may be too long and may breach the gap provided by the lower boom fiberglass insert chassis insulating system.
Hazard: If the gap is breached, then the boom may conduct electrical current, increasing the risk of electrical shock to the operator.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners and dealers will inspect and properly secure the leakage monitor cable. The recall is expected to begin September 9, 2013. Altec's recall number is CSN 585. Owners may contact Altec at 1-800-860-0183.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V378000
   
2013-07-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-07-10)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2002-2010 AH75, AH85 and AH100 aerial devices equipped with square pedestals. In the affected vehicles, the aerial device may develop cracks between the pedestal and the unit subbase.
Hazard: Cracks in the pedestal may cause the aerial device to fail, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners informing them to inspect the pedestal and if any cracks are found, they will be repaired free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Altec at 1-800-860-0183. Altec's recall number is CSN 580.
Additional Info: 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=13V275000
   
2012-09-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-09-18)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2002-2009 AH75/85/100 and HL125 aerial device vehicles equipped with 16-foot radial outriggers. An improper torque was applied to the outrigger cylinder piston retention system during assembly. As a result, the cylinder could loosen from the rod allowing the outrigger leg to protrude beyond the confines of the chassis when it is in a stowed position.
Hazard: If the cylinder loosens from the rod, the outrigger could strike a person or object, increasing the risk of injury or property damage.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners, and will increase the torque on the piston free of charge. The safety recall began on November 6, 2012. Owners may contact Altec Industries at 1-877-462-5832.
Additional Info: Altec's recall campaign number is CSN 570.Customers may 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V456000
   
2012-08-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-21)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Aerial Device vehicles due to improper welding processes used to manufacture the boom pivot pins. Failure of the pin could cause separation of the boom from the turntable.
Hazard: If the boom separates from the turntable, there is an increased risk of personal injury and/or property damage.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners, and will replace the pivot pins, free of charge. The safety recall began on September 12, 2012. Owners may contact Altec Industries at 1-877-462-5832.
Additional Info: Altec's recall campaign number is MAB 563.Customers may 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V411000
   
2011-10-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-10-14)
Recall Summary: ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 AH75, AH85 AND AH100 AERIAL DEVICES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 29, 2010, THROUGH DECEMBER 26, 2010, FOR FAILURE OF THE PLATFORM LEVELING SYSTEM.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE PLATFORM LEVELING SYSTEM CAN RESULT IN UNINTENDED PLATFORM MOVEMENT INCREASING THE RISK OF DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.
Remedy: ALTEC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND ALTEC DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE PLATFORM LEVELING SYSTEM AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 4, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-GO-ALTEC (1-877-462-5832) FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Additional Info: ALTEC RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS MAB 555.OWNERS 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V498000
   
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