US NHTSA Recalls: Altec Industries Public Service Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Sunday, July 18, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of one-hundred (100) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month.

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Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the one-hundred (100) recalls the NHTSA announced in June, came news of the following:

Logo - Altec Industries, Inc.Altec Industries, Inc., a Birmingham, Alabama establishment has recalled an estimated 4,000 model year 2005-2021 A65, A70, A75, A72-T, A77-T and A82-T Public Service Vehicles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Equipment, Equipment Adaptive/Mobility – Unintended movement of the Lower and Upper Booms

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V409000 reports the Lower and Upper Boom Raise Spools can shift after releasing the Joystick or Control Interlock.

According to the NHTSA, unintended movement of the Lower and/or Upper Boom increases the risk of a crush or impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Tips___________________________________________________________

Altec will install a Jumper Hose and Check Valve into the Boomtip Tank Lines and replace the Overcenter Blocking Cartridge with an internally referenced drain path, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 29, 2021. Owners may contact Altec Customer Service toll-free at 1-877-462-5832 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. Altec’s designation for this recall is CSN 823.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Altec Industries, Inc., please search for “Altec” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Amputation hazards, please search for “amputation” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V409000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14675-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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