Altec is recalling certain 2009-2019 DL/DM, DL/DMB, DH, D/2/3/4, and DC digger derrick vehicles. The slope indicator placard may imply that the unit is designed to be used without leveling on a slope, and improper setup may result in the unit becoming unstable, increasing the risk of death or injury.
An estimated 1,036 vehicles are affected by this recall. There have been no reported incidents related to the incorrect placards, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The manufacturer will notify owners, and instruct them how to remove the incorrect placards. The recall is expected to begin July 3, 2019. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 719.
Originally posted on Work Truck Online
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