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Recalls - 2000 ALTEC AT37-G

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

EQUIPMENT

Recall Number

10V598000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

ALTEC IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1998-2008 AERIAL DEVICES VEHICLES BUILT FROM JANUARY 1998 THROUGH MAY 2008. THE GLUE BOND JOINT IN THE INSULATING ARM LINK MAY FAIL OVER TIME. THE CONNECTION IS ALSO SECURED BY EIGHT BOLTS, BUT WITH THE LOSS OF THE GLUE BOND, THE FASTENERS COULD FATIGUE OVER TIME AND FAIL.

Defect Consequence

FAILURE OF THE GLUE BOND AND FASTENERS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE FIBERGLASS LINK FROM THE STEEL INSERTS. AS A RESULT, THE PLATFORM ON WHICH A SERVICE TECHNICIAN WOULD STAND COULD FAIL DURING USE RESULTING IN DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

ALTEC WILL PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO INSPECT THE FIBERGLASS INSULATING LINK AND FASTENERS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 1, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ALTEC AT 1-877-462-5832.

Notes

ALTEC SAFETY RECALL NO. CSN 535. 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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