Altec Industries Inc. is recalling approximately 500 model-year 2014-2020 Aerial Devices and body only units equipped with Class 3 towing hitches. The tow hitch may have incorrect load rating markings, and may have been damaged by unintentional overloading.
Altec will notify owners and provide instructions for inspecting the bumper and receiver tube for damage and repairing as necessary and installing the proper hitch load rating placards on the unit. This recall is expected to begin July 21, 2020.
Altec's number for this recall is CSN 761.
Owners may contact Altec customer service at (877) 462-5832. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236.