Failure of the platform leveling yoke can cause the occupant of the platform to fall out, increasing their risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V110000
Manufacturer Altec Industries Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 18,000
Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 1997-2017 LRV, and LR7 Aerial devices. The platform leveling yoke may fail, possibly causing an occupant to fall from the platform.
Altec will notify owners, and will inspect the leveling system to verify the correct alignment, replacing any improperly aligned yokes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832 . Altec’s number for this recall is CSN 672.
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.