ALTEC ( 12V517000 )
Sat, 10 Nov 2012 06:00:00 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
ALTEC / CFD 1217 WOOD CHIPPER
ALTEC INDUSTRIES INC.
Report Receipt Date: OCT 24, 2012
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Potential Number of Units Affected: 205
Summary: Altec is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 CFD 127 wood chippers, manufactured between May 2011 through September 2012. The wood chipper blades were not made to hardness specifications.
Consequence: Due to not being the correct hardness, the wood chipper blades could fail during use causing the blade to separate. This could lead to personal injury.
Remedy: Altec will notify owners and will replace the blades, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Altec at 1-205-408-8627.