CSN 703 – Undersized Wiring May Cause Fire – 2008-2018 Altec Cranes & Digger Derrick

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V791
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 331

 

Undersized Wiring May Cause Fire

The insufficiently sized wire may overheat, increasing the risk of fire.

 

Summary

Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2008-2018 Altec AC18, AC23, AC26, AC30 and AC38 Cranes and D2B, D3A, D4A/B, DL42B, DT65 and DT80 Digger Derrick vehicles. The wiring on the 12V circuit from the chassis battery to the Power Distribution Module (PDM) may be insufficiently sized.

 

Remedy

Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiring to the PDM, with a larger wire and/or replace the circuit breaker, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec’s number for this recall is CSN 703.

 

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.safercar.gov.

 


Recall Acknowledgement

November 28, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V791-7281.pdf

RCAK-18V791-7281

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V791&docType=RCL


 

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