HINO NV8J 2007: STRUCTURE

Make : HINO Model : NV8J Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2006-03-01 - 2006-06-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06V483000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-12-04 Date Received by ODI: 2006-12-15 Date Added to Database: 2006-12-27
Manufacturers Involved: Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: M0070
Component: STRUCTURE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1599
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, DURING THE STAMPING PROCESS, SOME CROSSMEMBERS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH A DEFORMATION TO THE LOWER CORNERS DUE TO EXCESSIVE WEAR OF THE STAMPING DIE. OVER TIME, IF THIS CONDITION WERE IGNORED, THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE CROSSMEMBERS COULD BE COMPROMISED WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY, SEPARATION OF THE PROPELLER SHAFT AND/OR A LOSS OF REAR WARNING LAMPS.
Consequence:
      ANY OF THESE OCCURRENCES COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT, CORRECT, AND REPLACE THE CROSSMEMBERS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-648-6400.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      HINO RECALL NO. M0070.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.