HINO NV8J 2006: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

Make : HINO Model : NV8J Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2005-04-01 - 2005-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V492000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-10-27 Date Received by ODI: 2005-10-24 Date Added to Database: 2005-10-24
Manufacturers Involved: Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: M0040
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 577
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE BOLTS THAT HOLD THE BATTERY BOX AND BRACKET IN PLACE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TORQUED AT THE TIME OF ASSEMBLY.
Consequence:
      THE BATTERY BOX COULD BECOME LOOSE AND POSSIBLY FALL RESULTING IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND RETORQUED ALL BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 27, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 248-648-6430.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      HINO RECALL NO. M0040.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.