HINO NV8J 2007: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : HINO Model : NV8J Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2003-08-18 - 2011-11-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V555000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-01-17 Date Received by ODI: 2012-12-03 Date Added to Database: 2012-12-04
Manufacturers Involved: Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: A8310
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 35142
Summary:
      Hino is recalling certain model year 2005 through 2013 medium duty trucks, models NA6J, NB6J, NC6J, ND8J, NE8J, NJ8J, NF8J, and NV8J, manufactured from August 18, 2003, through November 16, 2011. Over time, the main B+ circuit from the battery to the starter could potentially short to ground due to wear that accumulates as a result of interference between the B+ circuit and its convoluted tubing sheath.
Consequence:
      If the B+ circuit shorts to ground, it may lead to a fire.
Remedy:
      Hino will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall began on January 17, 2013. Owners may contact Hino at 1-248-699-9390.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Hino's recall campaign number is A8310.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.