- Photo courtesy of NHTSA

Photo courtesy of NHTSA

Altec is recalling nearly 600 aerial devices spanning the 2008-2018 model-years. Two recalls were issued on aerial devices: one for aerial devices with aluminum work platforms, and another for an incorrectly placed battery fuse.

The company is recalling certain 2008-2018 aerial devices equipped with aluminum work platforms. The platform mounting holes may fail, causing the platform to move unexpectedly.

To remedy this, Altec will notify owners, and dealers will install a bracket reinforcing kit free of charge. This recall is expected to begin October 17, 2018. Altec’s number for this recall is CSN 689.

In addition, the company is recalling certain 2017-2018 Altec LS63 aerial devices. The fuse for the battery was not installed to Altec’s internal standards. This incorrectly placed fuse may increase the risk for an electrical short.

To remedy this, Altec will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery fuse location, relocating it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 15, 2018. Altec’s number for this recall is CSN 691.

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

Originally posted on Work Truck Online

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