Aerial Devices Recalled by Altec Due to Electrical Issue

Aerial Devices Recalled by Altec Due to Electrical Issue
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February 03, 2016

A truck manufacturer is issuing a recall for vehicles with faulty electronics.

Altec Industries is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 AH75, AH85, and AH100 Aerial Devices. The affected units have a hydraulic pressure control valve that may allow the aerial device to move unexpectedly.

An aerial device that moves unexpectedly increases the risk of injury to the operator.

Altec is including nearly 200 vehicles in its announcement.

The firm will notify owners, and dealers will replace the hydraulic pressure control valves, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2016.

Owners with questions about this recall can contact Altec customer service at (205) 991-7733.

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