Altec Service Body Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Service Body vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-08-04 due to a problem with the latch. Approximately 4500 vehicles were involved. Since 2009, Service Body's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . 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
|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 .|
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.