Elgin Whirlwind

Model Whirlwind made by Elgin got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning engine and engine cooling .

Model 2007


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
08V413000ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANYfrom 10/01/2007 to 06/30/2008V (Vehicle)4908/25/2008MFRELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY08/20/200808/20/2008
Defect SummaryElgin 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.
Consequence SummaryIf 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.
Corrective SummaryDealers 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.
NotesCustomers 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.