HINO NV8J 2007: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

Make : HINO Model : NV8J Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-02-05 - 2008-02-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V471000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-10-14 Date Received by ODI: 2008-09-18 Date Added to Database: 2008-09-22
Manufacturers Involved: Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: M0120
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1195
Summary:
      HINO IS RECALLING 1,195 MY 2007-2009 NV8J TRUCKS. DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS, THE PROPELLER SHAFT BOLTS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS.
Consequence:
      IF THE BOLTS WERE TO LOOSEN, IT COULD CAUSE A VIBRATION IN THE DRIVELINE. IF THIS VIBRATION WERE IGNORED, THE PROPELLER SHAFT COULD SEPARATE FROM THE MATING FLANGE. THIS COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND/OR RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PROPELLER SHAFT BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 14, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-699-9300.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      HINO RECALL NO. M0120.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.