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2006 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE Recall - Campaign #14V503000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2006 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE RECALL - #14V503000

RECALL FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEM : BATTERY

Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2000-2013 Aerial Device and Digger Derrick trucks, equipped with Sure Power Battery Equalizers containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2006 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Manufactured between n/a
Recalled on 8/15/2014
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 10/15/2014
# Affected 51
Recalled for ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
Description Altec Industries, Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain model year 2000-2013 Aerial Device and Digger Derrick trucks, equipped with Sure Power Battery Equalizers containing a particular epoxy sealing, aka 'potting', compound. The specific potting compound used in the subject products for insulation was found to be capable of conducting electricity after being exposed to heat.
Consequences Once electrically conductive, the material is capable of melting and burning, increasing the risk of a fire.
Corrective action Altec will notify owners, and dealers will replace any affected battery equalizer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2014. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 603.
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.
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