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Altec At237 Recalls

There have been 4 recalls on At237 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2014-06-23 due to a problem with the torsion bar. Approximately 258 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, At237's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the exhaust system, cables, equipment. 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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2014-06-23 (Published by NHTSA on 2014-06-23)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2013 AT237, and 2013-2014 AT3X-G, AT40-G, and AT248F aerial trucks manufactured August 2013 through April 2014, built on Ford F-450 and F-550 chassis, and equipped with front "Stable Ride" torsion bars. These torsion bars have welds that could fail.
Hazard: If the torsion bar welds fail, the vehicle may become unstable, increasing the risk of injury to the operator using the aerial device.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front torsion bars and replace any that have deficient welds, free of charge. The recall began in August 2014. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 599.
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=14V357000
   
2013-10-21 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-11-07)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 AT200A, AT235, AT235P, AT30-G, AT35-G, AT37-G, AT40-G and AT237 Aerial Devices mounted on Ford Super Duty Chassis' equipped with 6.8L gas engines and Muncie FR67 power take offs (PTO). In the affected vehicles, oil may leak from the PTO pressure switch onto a thermal blanket covering the exhaust.
Hazard: Oil leaking onto the thermal blanket combined with heat from exhaust may result in an increased risk of fire.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected pressure switch and thermal blanket with the kit identified by Muncie, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early November 2013. Owner's may contact Altec at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's recall number is CSN 583.
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=13V458000
   
2013-05-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2013-06-08)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 AT200A, AT235/235P, AT237, AT248F, AT35/37-G, and AT40-G aerial devices built on Ford F550 chassis with a gross vehicle weight rating of 19,500lbs. The battery cable going to the unit auxiliary functions could be damaged and possibly short to ground.
Hazard: If the battery cable shorts to ground, it may overheat, resulting in a fire.
Remedy: Altec began notifying affected owners on April 24, 2013. Dealers will re-route the auxiliary function battery cables. Owners may contact Altec at 1-800-860-0183. Altec's recall number is CSN 565.
Additional Info: 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=13V224000
   
2011-03-29 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-03-29)
Recall Summary: ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN AT35-G, AT37-G, AT235, AND AT237 AERIAL DEVICES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2005 THROUGH OCTOBER 2008. THESE UNITS ARE EQUIPPED WITH BILLET STEEL COUNTERWEIGHT THAT IS WELDED IN PLACE. IN THE EVENT OF WELD FAILURE, THE COUNTERWEIGHT MAY FALL OUT WHILE TRAVELLING.
Hazard: IF THESE STEEL PIECES FALL IN THE PATH OF THE VEHICLE OR OTHER TRAFFIC, A VEHICLE CRASH INVOLVING DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY MAY RESULT.
Remedy: ALTEC HAS DEVELOPED KITS TO IMPROVE THE ATTACHMENT OF THE BILLET STEEL COUNTERWEIGHTS. CUSTOMERS AT THEIR OPTION MAY PERFORM THE REPAIR OR HAVE A DEALER INSTALL THE KIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.
Additional Info: 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=11V197000
   
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