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Genie Tz 50 Recalls

There have been 4 recalls on Tz 50 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-01-26 due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 537 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, Tz 50's have experienced approximately 8 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the electrical, structure, electrical system, linkages. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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Recalled Genie Tz 50 vehicles

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2012-01-26 (Published by NHTSA on 2012-01-26)
Recall Summary: GENIE IS RECALLING CERTAIN TZ-34 AND TZ-50 TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 1, 2010, THROUGH MAY 1, 2011, BECAUSE THE MOTOR CONTROLLER CAN FAIL. THIS COMPONENT WAS ALSO INSTALLED AS A SERVICE PART REPLACEMENT ON TMZ 34/19 AND TMZ 50 UNITS AS PART NUMBER 96769 AND KIT 99854 FROM JANUARY 1, 2010, THROUGH AUGUST 7, 2011. THIS RECALL IS AN EXPANSION OF A PREVIOUS RECALL. PLEASE SEE RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER 11V-373.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE MOTOR CONTROLLER CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: GENIE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 8, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE'S SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-800-536-1800.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V022000
   
2011-07-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-07-25)
Recall Summary: GENIE IS RECALLING CERTAIN TZ-34 AND TZ-50 TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 02, 2011, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED MOTOR CONTROLLER COMPONENT. THIS COMPONENT IS ALSO INSTALLED AS A SERVICE PART REPLACEMENT ON TMZ 34/19 AND TMZ 50 AS PART NUMBER 96769 AND KIT 99854 FROM APRIL 13, 2011, THROUGH JULY 13, 2011. THE MOTOR CONTROLLER CAN FAIL.
Hazard: FAILURE OF THE MOTOR CONTROLLER CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: GENIE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 2, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE'S SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-800-536-1800.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V373000
   
2010-12-14 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-12-14)
Recall Summary: GENIE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 TZ-50 TRAILERS. MATERIALS USED IN THE BOOM AND CHASSIS COMPONENTS ARE SUSCEPTIBLE TO CRACKING.
Hazard: CRACKING IN THESE SUPPORTING STRUCTURES COULD RESULT IN THE PLATFORM FALLING, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES AND/OR A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy: GENIE WILL BE CONTACTING DEALERS AND MACHINE OWNERS TO ARRANGE FOR THE WORK TO BE DONE AT A SPECIFIED GENIE FACILITY. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE'S SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 800-536-1800.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V619000
   
2010-06-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-06-25)
Recall Summary: GENIE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 TZ-34 AND TZ-50 VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 1 THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2009, EQUIPPED WITH TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS. MATERIAL USED IN THE PLATFORM SUPPORT COMPONENTS WAS NOT IN COMPLIANCE THE MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN CRACKING OF THE SUPPORTING STRUCTURE AND ULTIMATELY RESULT IN THE PLATFORM FALLING, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY TO THE OPERATOR.
Remedy: GENIE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY AUTHORIZED GENIE DEALERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 31, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE AT 1-800-536-1800.
Additional Info: 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V286000
   
2007-12-12 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-12-12)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS, THE TURNTABLE BEARING BOLTS MAY NOT BE TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATIONS. BOLTS THAT ARE UNDER-TORQUED CAN COME LOOSE OVER TIME.
Hazard: THIS COULD CAUSE THE TURNTABLE LIFT STRUCTURE TO SEPARATE FROM THE CHASSIS RESULTING IN THE PLATFORM FALLING INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY OR A CRASH.
Remedy: REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS ADVISING THEM TO TORQUE THE TURNTABLE BEARING BOLTS TO SPECIFICATIONS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE AT 1-800-536-1800.
Additional Info: GENIE RECALL NO. 070009.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V558000
   
2007-03-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-03-27)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS, THE HOLD DOWN BRACKET THAT SECURES THE MAST/UPPER STRUCTURE FOR TRANSPORT MAY BECOME DAMAGED OR LOOSE OVER TIME. IF THE MAST HOLD-DOWN BRACKET SUSTAINS STRUCTURAL DAMAGE, IT MAY NO LONGER BE CAPABLE OF HOLDING THE TRAILER MAST IN PLACE DURING TRANSPORT.
Hazard: THIS COULD RESULT IN UPPER STRUCTURE MOVEMENT AND COULD CONTRIBUTE TO THE TRAILER BECOMING UNSTABLE WHEN ROUNDING A CORNER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: GENIE WILL PROVIDE A MAST CRADLE REPLACEMENT KIT TO OWNERS OF ALL AFFECTED MACHINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 5, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE AT 866-927-7269.
Additional Info: GENIE RECALL NO. 060013.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V141000
   
2006-12-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-12-27)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS, THE OUTRIGGERS (STABILIZERS) CAN FUNCTION WHEN THE MACHINE IS NOT IN A FULLY STOWED POSITION.
Hazard: THE DOWN LIMIT SWITCH AND ITS LOCATION ON THE MACHINE ALLOW THE LIMIT SWITCH TO BE ACTIVATED WHEN IT COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE BOOM ARM, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO RAISE THE OUTRIGGERS WHILE THE PLATFORM IS ELEVATED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OPERATOR.
Remedy: GENIE WILL PROVIDE A LIMIT SWITCH REPLACEMENT KIT AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TO OWNERS OF ALL AFFECTED MACHINES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 11, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE AT 1-877-738-7530.
Additional Info: GENIE RECALL NO. 060010.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V484000
   
2006-05-18 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-05-18)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, DURING ASSEMBLY, THE DRAG LINK ATTACHMENT NUTS AT THE PITMAN ARM AND STEERING ARM MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY TORQUED. RESIDUAL GREASE AND PAINT WHICH WAS APPLIED AS A RUST INHIBITOR ON THE STEERING ARM MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO A LOSS OF TORQUE AFTER ASSEMBLY.
Hazard: INCREASED WEAR FOR THE DRAGLINK CONNECTIONS CAN OCCUR CREATING A NOTICEABLE INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF STEERING WHEEL FREE PLAY. IF THIS CONDITION WAS IGNORED, A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING ARM TIGHTNESS AND REMOVE ALL GREASE AND PAINT FROM THE STEERING ARMS AND RETORQUE THE DRAGLINK ATTACHMENT NUTS AT THE STEERING ARM AND PITMAN ARM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 12, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-648-6430.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. M0050.CUSTOMERS 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V169000
   
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