NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V138
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 59
Failure of the fiberglass upper boom may increase the risk of injury or death.
Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2004-2005 AM547, AM650, AM855 and AM862 Aerial Devices, and AM650 and AM855 Elevator vehicles. The fiberglass upper boom on these vehicles may degrade over time and fail.
Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the boom for degradation, and replace the boom if necessary, free of charge or buy back the chassis and unit. The recall is expected to begin April 17, 2018. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec’s number for this recall is CSN 676.
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.
March 8, 2018