Altec Dc1317 Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Dc1317 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-09-26 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-11-13, was due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 813 vehicles were involved. Since 2008, Dc1317's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the structure. 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 Dc1317
|2014-09-26||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-11-13)|
|Recall Summary:||Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 DC1317 wood chippers manufactured September 1, 2011, to July 14, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the fasteners that attach the chipper cutting disc bearing to the unit may fail and the chipper disc may detach.|
|Hazard:||If the disc detaches within the housing, there is an increased risk of injury to the operator or those nearby.|
|Remedy:||Altec has notified owners, and dealers will replace the disc bearing mounting bolts, free of charge. The recall began on November 3, 2014. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 604.|
|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.|
|2012-08-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-08-07)|
|Recall Summary:||Altec Environmental Products (AEP) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 DC1217 and DC1317 and model year 2008-2011 DC1317HP wood chippers. Cracks could develop in the wood chipper frame.|
|Hazard:||If cracks develop in the frame, there is an increased risk of personal injury or property damage.|
|Remedy:||AEP will notify owners, and dealers will install frame reinforcement kits to all affected units. The safety recall began on August 24, 2012. Owners may contact Altec Environmental Products at 1-877-462-5832.|
|Additional Info:||Altec Environmental Products' recall campaign number is CSN 551.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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.