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WITTKE ROAD WIZARD Vehicle Safety Recalls

1999 WITTKE ROAD WIZARD
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 06V415000 Date: 20-Oct-2006

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1999 through 20-Jan-2004

Manufacturer Filing Report: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Number of units affected: 263

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, THE HOPPER PIVOT HINGES OR HOPPER DUMP CYLINDER MOUNTS COULD CRACK OR SEPARATE RESULTING IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY TO PEOPLE ON OR NEAR THE VEHICLE, AS WELL AS PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action: ELGIN SWEEPER WILL INSTALL REDESIGNED PIVOT AND DUMP WELD ATTACHMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN AT 1-877-342-5374.



2000 WITTKE ROAD WIZARD
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 06V415000 Date: 20-Oct-2006

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1999 through 20-Jan-2004

Manufacturer Filing Report: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Number of units affected: 263

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, THE HOPPER PIVOT HINGES OR HOPPER DUMP CYLINDER MOUNTS COULD CRACK OR SEPARATE RESULTING IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY TO PEOPLE ON OR NEAR THE VEHICLE, AS WELL AS PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action: ELGIN SWEEPER WILL INSTALL REDESIGNED PIVOT AND DUMP WELD ATTACHMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN AT 1-877-342-5374.



2001 WITTKE ROAD WIZARD
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 06V415000 Date: 20-Oct-2006

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1999 through 20-Jan-2004

Manufacturer Filing Report: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Number of units affected: 263

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, THE HOPPER PIVOT HINGES OR HOPPER DUMP CYLINDER MOUNTS COULD CRACK OR SEPARATE RESULTING IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY TO PEOPLE ON OR NEAR THE VEHICLE, AS WELL AS PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action: ELGIN SWEEPER WILL INSTALL REDESIGNED PIVOT AND DUMP WELD ATTACHMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN AT 1-877-342-5374.



2002 WITTKE ROAD WIZARD
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 06V415000 Date: 20-Oct-2006

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1999 through 20-Jan-2004

Manufacturer Filing Report: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Number of units affected: 263

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, THE HOPPER PIVOT HINGES OR HOPPER DUMP CYLINDER MOUNTS COULD CRACK OR SEPARATE RESULTING IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY TO PEOPLE ON OR NEAR THE VEHICLE, AS WELL AS PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action: ELGIN SWEEPER WILL INSTALL REDESIGNED PIVOT AND DUMP WELD ATTACHMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN AT 1-877-342-5374.



2003 WITTKE ROAD WIZARD
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 06V415000 Date: 20-Oct-2006

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1999 through 20-Jan-2004

Manufacturer Filing Report: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Number of units affected: 263

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, THE HOPPER PIVOT HINGES OR HOPPER DUMP CYLINDER MOUNTS COULD CRACK OR SEPARATE RESULTING IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY TO PEOPLE ON OR NEAR THE VEHICLE, AS WELL AS PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action: ELGIN SWEEPER WILL INSTALL REDESIGNED PIVOT AND DUMP WELD ATTACHMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN AT 1-877-342-5374.



2004 WITTKE ROAD WIZARD
NHTSA* Vehicle Safety Recall Number: 06V415000 Date: 20-Oct-2006

Build Dates: 19-Jan-1999 through 20-Jan-2004

Manufacturer Filing Report: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Manufacturer Responsible for the Recall: ELGIN SWEEPER COMPANY

Number of units affected: 263

Component affected: STRUCTURE

Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN STREET SWEEPERS, THE HOPPER PIVOT HINGES OR HOPPER DUMP CYLINDER MOUNTS COULD CRACK OR SEPARATE RESULTING IN STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

Possible consequences resulting from defect: THIS COULD RESULT IN DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY TO PEOPLE ON OR NEAR THE VEHICLE, AS WELL AS PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action: ELGIN SWEEPER WILL INSTALL REDESIGNED PIVOT AND DUMP WELD ATTACHMENTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ELGIN AT 1-877-342-5374.





* NHTSA is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: NHTSA.gov

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