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"Recall Alerts"

02-06-2012

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. NHTSA RECALLS GENIE / MOTOR CONTROLLER


(1) NHTSA RECALLS GENIE / MOTOR CONTROLLER

Vehicle Make / Model:

GENIE / TZ-34
GENIE / TZ-50

Model Year(s):

2010-2011
2010-2011

Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.: GENIE / MOTOR CONTROLLER Production Dates: JAN 01, 2010 - AUG 07, 2011

Manufacturer: GENIE INDUSTRIES, INC.

Mfr's Report Date: JAN 24, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V022000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 537

Summary: GENIE IS RECALLING CERTAIN TZ-34 AND TZ-50 TRAILER MOUNTED AERIAL WORK PLATFORM BOOMS, MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 1, 2010, THROUGH MAY 1, 2011, BECAUSE THE MOTOR CONTROLLER CAN FAIL. THIS COMPONENT WAS ALSO INSTALLED AS A SERVICE PART REPLACEMENT ON TMZ 34/19 AND TMZ 50 UNITS AS PART NUMBER 96769 AND KIT 99854 FROM JANUARY 1, 2010, THROUGH AUGUST 7, 2011. THIS RECALL IS AN EXPANSION OF A PREVIOUS RECALL. PLEASE SEE RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER 11V-373.

Consequence: FAILURE OF THE MOTOR CONTROLLER CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy: GENIE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENIE'S SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-800-536-1800.

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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