HINO NV8J 2007: SUSPENSION:FRONT

Make : HINO Model : NV8J Year : 2007
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 2007-09-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V195000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-09-22 Date Received by ODI: 2008-04-30 Date Added to Database: 2008-04-30
Manufacturers Involved: Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A5850
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 16805
Summary:
      HINO IS RECALLING 16,805 MY 2005-2008 NA6J, NB6J, NC6J, ND8J, NE8J, NJ8J, AND NV8J TRUCKS. THE TWO VERTICAL RIGHT/LEFT SIDE FRONT SPRING BRACKET BOLTS WERE NOT TIGHTENED PROPERLY DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS. THIS MAY CAUSE INCREASED STRESS ON THE SPRING BRACKET WHICH CAN LEAD TO CRACKING OF THE BRACKET.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD REDUCE STEERING CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE VERTICAL FRONT SPRING BRACKET ATTACHMENT BOLTS ON RIGHT/LEFT HANGER BRACKETS AND RE-TORQUE ALL ASSOCIATED BOLTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 248-699-9300.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      HINO RECALL NO. A5850.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.