Hino Na6j Recalls
There have been 3 recalls on Na6j vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2012-12-04 due to a problem with the cables. Approximately 35168 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, Na6j's have experienced approximately 10 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the exhaust system, front, exterior, parking brake and linkages. 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 Na6j
|2012-12-04||(Published by NHTSA on 2012-12-04)|
|Recall 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.|
|Hazard:||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.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
|2008-04-30||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-04-30)|
|Recall 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.|
|Hazard:||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.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
|2006-05-18||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-05-18)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, DURING ASSEMBLY, THE DRAG LINK ATTACHMENT NUTS AT THE PITMAN ARM AND STEERING ARM MAY HAVE BEEN INCORRECTLY TORQUED. RESIDUAL GREASE AND PAINT WHICH WAS APPLIED AS A RUST INHIBITOR ON THE STEERING ARM MAY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO A LOSS OF TORQUE AFTER ASSEMBLY.|
|Hazard:||INCREASED WEAR FOR THE DRAGLINK CONNECTIONS CAN OCCUR CREATING A NOTICEABLE INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF STEERING WHEEL FREE PLAY. IF THIS CONDITION WAS IGNORED, A LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE COULD OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE STEERING ARM TIGHTNESS AND REMOVE ALL GREASE AND PAINT FROM THE STEERING ARMS AND RETORQUE THE DRAGLINK ATTACHMENT NUTS AT THE STEERING ARM AND PITMAN ARM. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 12, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-648-6430.|
|Additional Info:||HINO RECALL NO. M0050.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.|
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