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2015 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE Recall - Campaign #18V348000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2015 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE RECALL - #18V348000

RECALL FOR TRAILER HITCHES

Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Altec LS63 and LS87 aerial devices equipped with a pintle hook mounted into the Class 3 receiver tube. This towing combination was shipped without a placard that provides the maximum allowable towing limit, possibly resulting in the receiver tube being overloaded.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2015 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Manufactured between 1/1/2012 - 2/28/2018
Recalled on 5/31/2018
Influenced by Altec Industries Inc.
Owners Notified on 7/25/2018
# Affected 201
Recalled for TRAILER HITCHES
Description Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Altec LS63 and LS87 aerial devices equipped with a pintle hook mounted into the Class 3 receiver tube. This towing combination was shipped without a placard that provides the maximum allowable towing limit, possibly resulting in the receiver tube being overloaded.
Consequences An overloaded receiver tube could detach, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Altec will notify owners, and provide them with a placard that states the limit of the receiver tube assembly as 600lbs vertical load, and 6,000lbs towing capacity, free of charge. The recall began on July 25, 2018. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 684.
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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