CSN 676 - Fiberglass Boom May Fail - 2004-2005 Altec Aerial Devices

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V138
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 59


Fiberglass Boom May Fail

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 began on April 30, 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.

Owner Notification Letter

NHTSA Safety Recall
No. 18V-138


Download (PDF, 124KB)

Recall Acknowledgement

March 8, 2018


Download (PDF, 240KB)


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