2,193 Digger Derrick vehicles are being recalled by Altec Industries. 2011 and 2012 models that come with a PENGO digger extension shaft are affected. The base material has a defect that may result in a stress fracture through a weld in the drive hub.The fracture can cause the shaft to separate from the hub during digging, possibly causing an accident. Altec is contacting owners, inspecting the diggers, and replacing them as necessary.
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