Altec Industries Inc. (Altec) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Altec EC175, EC225, and EC655 Feller Grappler Boom-Mounted Saw vehicles. The grappler load holding valve may not be properly adjusted, which can allow the tree trunk to slip or fall unexpectedly.
If the tree trunk slips or falls, there would be an increased risk of injury.
Altec will notify owners, and dealers will properly adjust the grappler load holding valve, free of charge. The recall began on June 22, 2018. Owners may contact Altec customer service at 1-877-462-5832. Altec''s number for this recall is CSN 679.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Recall Manufacture Dates
2018-02-01 - 2018-03-30