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Altec At37 G Recalls

There have been 5 recalls on At37 G vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2013-10-21 and published by the NHTSA on 2013-11-07, was due to a problem with the exhaust system. Approximately 1145 vehicles were involved. Since 1998, At37 G's have experienced approximately 5 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the cables, torsion bar, 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.

Recalled Altec At37 G vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for Altec At37 G

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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
   
2012-08-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-09)
Recall Summary: Altec Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2012 Aerial Device vehicles built on a Navistar Terrastar chassis because the Altec-installed torsion bar increases the ride height of the front suspension, which when the vehicle hits bumps, may cause the vehicle to alter its steering direction.
Hazard: As the vehicle hits bumps, it may deviate from the intended line of travel, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners, and will install an updated bracket and spring kit, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 27, 2012. Owners may contact Altec Industries at 1-877-462-5832.
Additional Info: Altec's recall campaign number is CSN 560.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=12V390000
   
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
   
2010-12-03 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-03)
Recall Summary: ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1998-2008 AERIAL DEVICES VEHICLES BUILT FROM JANUARY 1998 THROUGH MAY 2008. THE GLUE BOND JOINT IN THE INSULATING ARM LINK MAY FAIL OVER TIME. THE CONNECTION IS ALSO SECURED BY EIGHT BOLTS, BUT WITH THE LOSS OF THE GLUE BOND, THE FASTENERS COULD FATIGUE OVER TIME AND FAIL.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE GLUE BOND AND FASTENERS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE FIBERGLASS LINK FROM THE STEEL INSERTS. AS A RESULT, THE PLATFORM ON WHICH A SERVICE TECHNICIAN WOULD STAND COULD FAIL DURING USE RESULTING IN DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.
Remedy: ALTEC WILL PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO INSPECT THE FIBERGLASS INSULATING LINK AND FASTENERS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.
Additional Info: ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO. CSN 535.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=10V598000
   
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