CSN-3142 – Engine Compartment Fire from Short Circuit – 2004-2023 Altec AT Series Aerial Devices

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January 11, 2024 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 24V015000

Engine Compartment Fire from Short Circuit

A short circuit increases the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V015000

Manufacturer Altec Industries, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 437

 

Summary

Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2004-2023 AT Series aerial devices. The cables in the engine compartment may contact the vehicle’s hood, damaging the cables and causing a short circuit.

 

Remedy

Altec will inspect and relocate the cables and fuse blocks, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 8, 2024. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec’s number for this recall is CSN-3142.

 

Notes

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.nhtsa.gov.

 


Chronology :

A customer notified Altec of a thermal event on an AT unit on November 15, 2023. The customer inspected additional vehicles and found that approximately 10% of their vehicles had visible contact between the hood and electrical cable protective split loom. Altec reviewed the production build records and inspected other potentially affected vehicles. After reviewing the results of Altec’s Investigation and the customer inspections, Altec determined that a potential defect could be present in certain AT units mounted on specific chassis. There have been no other reported accidents, injuries or deaths related to this issue.

 


20 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE 2004-2023

 


3 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report – 01/19/2024

RCLRPT-24V015-6414.PDF 213.925KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-24V015-7766.pdf 687.833KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-24V015-6896.PDF 213.919KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most recent Recall Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=24V015&docType=RCL

 


 

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