Altec Service Body Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Service Body vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-03-17 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-03-28, was due to a problem with the wiring. Approximately 335 vehicles were involved. Since 2009, Service Body's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the latch. 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 Service Body
|2017-03-17||(Published by NHTSA on 2017-03-28)|
|Recall Summary:||Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Aerial devices and Service Body Trucks equipped with certain JEMS 4A or JEMS 4E4 Idle Mitigation Systems (IMS). A cable within the IMS may have been improperly installed, possibly causing the cable to rub against an electrical component and short circuit.|
|Hazard:||A short circuit increases the risk of fire.|
|Remedy:||Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace and reroute the contactor cable within the IMS, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 10, 2017. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-205-991-7733. Altec's number for the recall is CSN 646.|
|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.|
|2011-08-04||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-08-04)|
|Recall Summary:||ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 SERVICE UTILITY BODY VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH MAY 2011. THE COMPARTMENT LATCH MAY FAIL IN THE SECONDARY (SAFETY CATCH) POSITION.|
|Hazard:||THE COMPARTMENT DOOR ON THE UTILITY SERVICE BODY COULD COME OPEN DURING TRANSIT IF THE PRIMARY LATCHING POSITION IS NOT ENGAGED. A PERSON OR OBJECT COULD THEN FALL FROM THE VEHICLE DURING OPERATION, CAUSING INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.|
|Remedy:||ALTEC WILL DIRECT THE CUSTOMERS TO INSPECT THE COMPARTMENT DOOR LATCHES AND REPLACE ANY THAT DO NOT HOLD IN THE SECONDARY LATCHING POSITION. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.|
|Additional Info:||ALTEC'S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS CSN 546.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.