Altec Am55 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Am55 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-06-09 due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2004, Am55's have experienced approximately 2 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 Am55
|2011-06-09||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-06-09)|
|Recall Summary:||ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 AERIAL DEVICES AND DIGGER DERRICKS UTILITY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 2009 THROUGH MAY 2010. THE HIGH STRENGTH FASTENERS THAT CONNECT THE BOOM TURNTABLE TO THE PEDESTAL MAY FAIL DUE TO STRESS CORROSION CRACKING, WHICH COULD CAUSE THE BOOM TO FALL.|
|Hazard:||A FALLING BOOM MAY CAUSE INJURY TO THE USER OR PEOPLE NEARBY AND DAMAGE TO PERSONAL PROPERTY.|
|Remedy:||ALTEC WILL REPLACE THE FASTENERS TO CORRECT THIS CONDITION, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN DURING JUNE 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.|
|Additional Info:||ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO.CSN 541A.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 .|
|2005-06-09||(Published by NHTSA on 2005-06-09)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN AERIAL DEVICES MOUNTED ON GMC C7500 TRUCK CHASSIS AND EQUIPPED WITH AN ALTEC ELECTRIC-AIR/MANUAL TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL, THE TWO-WAY CHECK VALVE COULD BE INSTALLED IN EITHER THE FRONT OR REAR BRAKE SYSTEM IN SUCH A MANNER THAT STOPS AIR FLOW TO THAT PARTICULAR PART OF THE CHASSIS BRAKE SYSTEM.|
|Hazard:||THIS COULD CAUSE A PARTIAL LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY.|
|Remedy:||THESE VEHICLES WERE ONLY PROVIDED TO THE PUBLIC SERVICE ELECTRIC AND GAS COMPANY IN EDISON, NEW JERSEY. ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN REPAIRED.|
|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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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.