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Altec recalls DC1317 and DRM12 Chippers

The flexible section of exhaust system may separate

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Altec Industries is recalling 355 model year 2017-2019 DC1317 and DRM12 Chippers with a gasoline engine.

The flexible section of the exhaust pipe may separate, creating an exhaust gas leak.

An exhaust gas leak in the engine compartment increases the risk of a fire.

What to do

Altec will notify owners, and owners will receive instructions to replace the flex pipe free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin April 29, 2021.

Owners may contact Altec customer service at (877) 462-5832. Altec's number for this recall is CSN 802.

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