Elgin Whirlwind Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Whirlwind vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-08-20 due to a problem with the fan. Since 2007, Whirlwind's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Elgin Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Elgin Whirlwind
|2008-08-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-08-20)|
|Recall Summary:||ELGIN IS RECALLING 49 MY 2007-2008 WHIRLWIND STREET SWEEPERS WITH TIER III JOHN DEERE AUXILIARY ENGINES. THE AUXILIARY ENGINE RADIATOR FAN IS MOUNTED TO THE CRANKSHAFT OF THE ENGINE. UNDER HEAVY OPERATING CONDITIONS AND HIGH AUXILIARY ENGINE SPEEDS, THE RADIATOR FAN BLADES CAN SEPARATE FROM THE FAN HUB. IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, FAN BLADES OR DEBRIS FROM THE FAILED FAN BLADES CAN LEAVE THE FAN HOUSING ON THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE SWEEPER.|
|Hazard:||IF THE RADIATOR FAN BLADES SEPARATE, PERSONS WHO SERVICE THE SWEEPER OR WO ARE NEAR THE STREET SWEEPER COULD BE INJURED AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE COULD OCCUR.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW RADIATOR FAN THAT HAS THICKER FAN BLADES AND A NON-SEGMENTED FAN BASE WILL BE INSTALLED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 25, 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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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.