Altec Am800 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Am800 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2010-12-08 due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 161 vehicles were involved. Since 1994, Am800'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 Am800
|2010-12-08||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-08)|
|Recall Summary:||ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1994-1997 SERVICE VEHICLES BUILT FROM SEPTEMBER 1994 THROUGH MARCH 1997, AND EQUIPPED WITH AERIAL DEVICES WITH BOOM LIFT CYLINDER PART NUMBER 350-40094. THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDER AS MANUFACTURED COULD FAIL WHEN SUBJECT TO FREQUENT TENSILE LOADING.|
|Hazard:||FAILURE OF THE LOWER BOOM LIFT CYLINDER CAN CAUSE DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.|
|Remedy:||ALTEC WILL REPLACE THE HYDRAULIC CYLINDERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.|
|Additional Info:||ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO. MAB 540.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 .|
Additional Altec ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.