Elgin Megawind Mx Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Megawind Mx vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-06-16 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-07-08, was due to a problem with the equipment. Since 2009, Megawind Mx's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the fan. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Elgin Megawind Mx
|2015-06-16||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-07-08)|
|Recall Summary:||Elgin Sweeper Company Inc. (Elgin) is recalling certain model year 2009-2015 Megawind MX vehicles manufactured January 1, 2009, to February 4, 2015. The affected street sweepers have boom mounting pins that may lose their retaining pins, allowing the mounting pins to move out of position and the boom to move.|
|Hazard:||If the mounting pin moves out of position, the boom may detach from the truck, increasing the risk of crash or personal injury.|
|Remedy:||Elgin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the mounting pins and retainers with a revised mounting pin, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Elgin customer service at 1-877-342-5374.|
|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.|
|2011-05-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-05-05)|
|Recall Summary:||ELGIN SWEEPER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR MODEL 2010-2011 MEGAWIND SWEEPERS WITH TIER- III JOHN DEERE AUXILIARY ENGINES MANUFACTURED FROM FEBRUARY 2010 THROUGH APRIL 2011. UNDER HEAVY OPERATING CONDITIONS AND HIGH AUXILIARY ENGINE SPEED, THE FANS MAY FAIL AND THE FAN BLADES COULD SEPARATE FROM THE BASE OF THE FAN AND THE BLADES OR DEBRIS FROM THE BLADES COULD LEAVE THE FAN HOUSING.|
|Hazard:||SMALL PIECES OF FAN DEBRIS COULD EXIT THE VEHICLE IN 2 OPENINGS IN THE EXTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE. A PERSON PERFORMING A REPAIR COULD BE INJURED.|
|Remedy:||ELGIN SWEEPER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTALL A NEW RADIATOR FAN ON A BELT-DRIVEN PULLEY AND NEW MOUNTING HARDWARE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 30, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN CUSTOMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT AT 1-877-342-5374.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY 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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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.