Altec Industries is recalling 500 model year 2014-2020 Aerial Devices and body only units with Class 3 towing hitches.
The tow hitch may have incorrect load rating markings, and may have been damaged by unintentional overloading.
An overloaded tow hitch may fail, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
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.
Owners may contact Altec customer service at (877) 462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 761.