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2012 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE Recall - Campaign #19V483000

 
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2012 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE RECALL - #19V483000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2003-2019 Altec TA45, TA50, TA55, TA60, L37, L39, LRV, LR7, A-T40C, T40P and AP45 vehicles equipped with air-cushioned pintle hitch and/or accessory air components. The accessories utilizing chassis air supply may be missing pressure protection valves. The accessory lines may not prevent service brake line pressure loss due to failure or leakage in the accessory air system. Additionally, the air cushioned pintle hook may have been connected to the incorrect air lines. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2012 ALTEC AERIAL DEVICE
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Manufactured between 7/30/2003 - 4/17/2019
Recalled on 6/24/2019
Influenced by Altec Industries Inc.
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 957
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
Description Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2003-2019 Altec TA45, TA50, TA55, TA60, L37, L39, LRV, LR7, A-T40C, T40P and AP45 vehicles equipped with air-cushioned pintle hitch and/or accessory air components. The accessories utilizing chassis air supply may be missing pressure protection valves. The accessory lines may not prevent service brake line pressure loss due to failure or leakage in the accessory air system. Additionally, the air cushioned pintle hook may have been connected to the incorrect air lines. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 121, "Air Brake Systems."
Consequences Loss of service brake pressure can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the pressure protection installation and repair any unit that does not pass inspection, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 14, 2019. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 724.
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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