Altec At248f Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on At248f 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 2010, At248f's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the cables. 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 At248f
|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.|
|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.|
Additional Altec ModelsRecalls have also been issued under these model names:
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