Altec At40m/p Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on At40m/p vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-08-09 due to a problem with the torsion bar. Approximately 141 vehicles were involved. Since 2007, At40m/p's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the electrical. 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 At40m/p
|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.|
|2011-05-16||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-05-16)|
|Recall Summary:||ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN AT40M/P AERIAL DEVICES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2007 THROUGH OCTOBER 2009. THESE UNITS HAVE FIBERGLASS ARM LINKS THAT, OVER TIME, MAY DEVELOP REDUCED ELECTRICAL ISOLATION PERFORMANCE. AS SUCH, THE LINKS MAY BEGIN TO CONDUCT CURRENT.|
|Hazard:||IF THE ARM LINK CONDUCTS CURRENT, SHOULD THE ARM LINK CONTACT AN ELECTRICAL WIRE, THE OPERATOR MAY BE SHOCKED OR ELECTROCUTED AND DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY MAY RESULT.|
|Remedy:||ALTEC WILL REPLACE THE LINK FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 23, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.|
|Additional Info:||ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO.CSN 544.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.