Altec Dc912a Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Dc912a vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-08-02 due to a problem with the spindle. Approximately 210 vehicles were involved. Since 2009, Dc912a's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the lugs/nuts/bolts. 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 Dc912a
|2011-08-02||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-08-02)|
|Recall Summary:||ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 DC-912A AND MODEL YEAR 2010 AND 2011 WC126A WOOD CHIPPERS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2009 THROUGH JULY 2011. FATIGUE FAILURES CAN OCCUR AT THE BEARING GREASE HOLE LOCATED ON THE AXLE SPINDLE.|
|Hazard:||THE SPINDLE ON THE AXLE COULD FAIL ALLOWING THE WHEEL TO SEPARATE FROM THE CHIPPER, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||ALTEC WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AXLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 17, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-435-9258.|
|Additional Info:||ALTEC'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS MAB 547.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 .|
|2011-04-14||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-04-14)|
|Recall Summary:||AEP IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 DC912A CHIPPER UNITS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 2009, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2010, FOR WHEEL LUG NUTS THAT MAY BECOME LOOSE ALLOWING THE WHEEL AND/OR TIRE TO COME OFF WHILE TRAVELING.|
|Hazard:||IF THE WHEEL AND TIRE COMES OFF WHILE TRAVELING, DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY MAY RESULT.|
|Remedy:||AEP WILL REPLACE THE AXLE HUB/DRUMS AND WHEEL RIMS THAT HAVE BEEN REPEATEDLY LOOSE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 20, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.|
|Additional Info:||ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO.CSN 543.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 .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.