Elgin Broom Bear Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Broom Bear vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-04-27 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-05-06, was due to a problem with the equipment. Approximately 217 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, Broom Bear's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the suspension, manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Elgin Broom Bear
|2017-04-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2017-05-06)|
|Recall Summary:||Elgin Sweeper Company Inc. (Elgin) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Eagle-F, Broom Bear-H, and Road Wizard street sweepers. The main broom flap support end cap may detach from the sweeper.|
|Hazard:||If the main broom flap support end cap detaches from the sweeper, it may be a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Elgin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the main broom flap support end cap with a newly designed part, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Elgin customer service at 1-877-342-5374. Elgin's number for this recall is SB-0201.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
|2010-07-30||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-07-30)|
|Recall Summary:||ELGIN SWEEPER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2010 BROOM BEAR STREET SWEEPERS, MOUNTED IN INTERNATIONAL 4300 CHASSIS ONLY, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2007 THROUGH MARCH 2010. THE CHASSIS SUSPENSION REAR CONTROL ARMS AND TOWER MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY WELDED TO SPECIFICATION.|
|Hazard:||THE WELDS CAN CRACK CAUSING THE CONTROL ARMS OR TOWER TO SEPARATE FROM THE AXLE. SHOULD THIS OCCUR WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOTION, THE OPERATOR CAN LOOSE STEERING CONTROL POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||ELGIN SWEEPER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED BY CERTIFIED WELDERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 16, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-877-342-5374.|
|Additional Info:||OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .|
|2008-01-29||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-01-29)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN SWEEPERS EQUIPPED WITH COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG), SWEEPING DEBRIS MAY BUILD UP IN FRONT OF THE REAR AXLE AND IN THE EXHAUST DISCHARGE PIPE. UNDER HEAVY SWEEPING CONDITIONS, THE CNG EXHAUST TEMPERATURES CAN EXCEED 800 DEGREES.|
|Hazard:||THE EXHAUST TEMPERATURE COULD IGNITE THE DEBRIS. PERSONNEL NEAR THE STREET SWEEPER COULD BE INJURED OR PROPERTY DAMAGE COULD OCCUR.|
|Remedy:||ELGIN WILL INSTALL A NEW EXHAUST SYSTEM IN THESE VEHICLES THAT WILL REDIRECT THE EXHAUST DISCHARGE AWAY FROM THE ELEVATOR SYSTEM AND DEBRIS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 1, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN AT 1-877-342-5374.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.|
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