Hino 268 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on 268 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2015-04-07 and published by the NHTSA on 2015-04-29, was due to a problem with the u-bolt, leaf spring to axle. Approximately 1939 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, 268's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the electrical. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Hino Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Hino 268
|2015-04-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-04-29)|
|Recall Summary:||Hino Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. (Hino) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 238, 258, 268, and 338 trucks manufactured January 5, 2015, to March 20, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the U-bolt that connects the suspension springs to the front axle may have been overtightened.|
|Hazard:||If the U-bolt was overtightened, the bolt may stretch resulting in it loosening or failing. Either result may cause a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.|
|Remedy:||The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Hino customer service at 1-248-699-9300.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
|2012-09-14||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-09-14)|
|Recall Summary:||Geo. Heiser Body Company, Inc., (Geo. Heiser Body Company) is recalling certain model year 2006 International and 2010-2013 Fuso, Hino, International, Kenworth, and Peterbilt vehicles equipped with Sure Power battery separator devices. These devices may overheat.|
|Hazard:||Overheating of the battery separator can result in smoke and possible fire.|
|Remedy:||Geo. Heiser Body Company will notify owners and will replace the battery separators free of charge. The safety recall began on October 25, 2012. Owners may contact Geo. Heiser Body Company at 1-206-622-7985.|
|Additional Info:||Customers may 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.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.