- Photo of an Altec T40P cable placer courtesy of Altec

Photo of an Altec T40P cable placer courtesy of Altec

Altec is recalling several models, including aerial devices, cable handlers, and trailer-mounted insulator washer vehicles.

An estimated 956 Altec models are being recalled due to loss of service brake pressure. The company 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 valve. 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 FMVSS 121, Air Brake Systems. This recall is expected to begin August 14; Altec’s number for this recall is CNS 724.

An estimated 542 2017-2018 LR7, TA50/55/60, and L42/45 aerial devices are being recalled. Multiple fasteners used to secure the rotation bearing may break, possibly resulting in the pedestal separating from the turntable. This recall is expected to begin August 14; Altec’s number for this recall is CSN 722.

An estimated 328 2003-2019 Altec AD108 cable handlers and HLIW-T trailer-mounted insulator washer vehicles are being recalled. The vehicles may be equipped with non-DOT brake line fittings that may leak at the air fittings. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with FMVSS 106, Brake Hoses. This recall is expected to begin August 13; Altec’s number for this recall is CSN 723.

Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832.

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