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There have been 8 recalls on Nj8j 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, Nj8j's have experienced approximately 16 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the axle assembly, automatic transmission, exhaust system, rear and engine. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

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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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=12V555000
   
2011-11-09 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-11-09)
Recall Summary: HINO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2012 ND8J, NE8J, NJ8J, AND NV8J COMMERCIAL TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 25, 2011, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 16, 2011. DURING ASSEMBLY, THE WHEEL-END RETAINER ON THE FRONT OR REAR AXLE MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.
Hazard: THE WHEEL-HUB AND AXLE SHAFT CAN SEPARATE FROM THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy: HINO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLIES AND, IF THE AXLE IS FOUND TO BE INCORRECTLY ASSEMBLED, DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WHEEL END RETAINING HARDWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 19, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-699-9390.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V537000
   
2011-01-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-01-19)
Recall Summary: HINO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 NJ8J AND NV8J HEAVY TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 26, 2009, THROUGH OCTOBER 1, 2010. TWO OF THE AIRLINES TO THE FRONT AND REAR AIR TANKS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY.
Hazard: IN THE EVENT THAT THE REAR TANK AIR PRESSURE WAS DEPLETED, BRAKING FUNCTION WOULD BE LOST AND THE AUTOMATIC ENGAGEMENT OF THE SPRING BRAKES WILL NOT OCCUR, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy: HINO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 1, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-699-9300.
Additional Info: HINO'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS M0200.OWNERS 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V013000
   
2011-01-13 (Published by NHTSA on 2011-01-13)
Recall Summary: HINO IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 NE8J AND NJ8J TRUCKS MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 2010, THROUGH DECEMBER 10, 2010, AND EQUIPPED WITH CERTAIN EATON TRANSMISSIONS WITH PARK FEATURE. THE REVERSE IDLER SHAFT MAY CONTACT THE PARK FEATURE AND THE TWO COMPONENTS MAY BIND, PREVENTING THE PARK FEATURE FROM ENGAGING.
Hazard: IF A BRAKE IS NOT USED OR IS DEFECTIVE AND THE PARK PAWL DOES NOT ENGAGE, THE VEHICLE MAY BE ABLE TO MOVE AND POTENTIALLY CAUSE INJURY TO THE OPERATOR OR PERSONS IN THE VICINITY OF THE MOVING VEHICLE OR DAMAGE PROPERTY.
Remedy: HINO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR ALL VEHICLES THAT CONTAIN THIS CONDITION FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH1, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 248-699-9330.
Additional Info: OWNERS 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=11V011000
   
2010-04-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2010-04-16)
Recall Summary: HINO IS RECALLING CERTAIN TRUCKS WITH VERTICAL EXHAUST PIPES. CERTAIN BOLTS ATTACHING THE EXHAUST SYSTEM TO THE TRUCK MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THE BOLTS COULD FAIL ALLOWING THE EXHAUST SYSTEM TO SEPARATE FROM THE TRUCK.
Hazard: THE EXHAUST SYSTEM COULD FALL ONTO THE ROADWAY AND BE STRUCK BY A FOLLOWING VEHICLE RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Remedy: HINO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 9, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 248-699-9330.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. M0180.OWNERS 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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=10V156000
   
2008-12-16 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-12-16)
Recall Summary: HINO IS RECALLING 130 MY 2008-2009 ND8J, NE8J, NJ8J, AND NV8J CONVENTIONAL TRUCKS. THE REAR AXLE U-BOLTS WERE NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED. THE LOWER SPRING SEAT MAY NOT CONTACT THE AXLE HOUSING PROPERLY, PRODUCING A GAP ON THE FRONT OR REAR SIDE OF THE AXLE HOUSING.
Hazard: THIS GAP COULD ALLOW THE U-BOLTS TO LOOSEN AND/OR CAUSE THE LOWER SPRING SEAT TO CRACK. THE AXLE COULD BECOME MISALIGNED AND/OR SEPARATED FROM THE MOUNTINGS INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR AIR SUSPENSION LOWER SPRING SEAT FOR A GAP BETWEEN THE REAR AXLE AND LOWER SPRING SEAT. THE U-BOLTS WILL BE TIGHTENED TO THE SPECIFIED TORQUE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 19, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-699-9330.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. M0140.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 .
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V667000
   
2008-11-25 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-11-25)
Recall Summary: HINO IS RECALLING 3,836 MY 2008 ND8J, NE8J, NJ8J, AND NV8J CLASS 6 AND 7, CONVENTIONAL CAB, MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS EQUIPED WITH J08E-TV OR J08E-TW ENGINES. THERE IS AN IMPROPER SHAPE OF THE SUPPLY PUMP COUPLER LOCATED BETWEEN THE SUPPLY PUMP AND THE AIR COMPRESSOR. THE COUPLING MAY CRACK, THE GEAR TRAIN AND VALVES OF THE ENGINE COULD BREAK, AND THE ENGINE COULD STOP RUNNING.
Hazard: THIS WOULD DISABLE THE POWER STEERING SYSTEM, STOP THE SUPPLY OF AIR TO THE AIR TANK, AND MAY RESULT IN INSUFFICIENT BRAKING POWER, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE COUPLING. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 5, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-699-9330.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. A6160.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V613000
   
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V195000
   
2007-11-01 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-11-01)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, THE SIDE VIEW MIRRORS MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY POSSIBLY LEADING TO THE MIRROR GLASS DETACHING FROM THE MIRROR HOUSING.
Hazard: IF THE MIRROR GLASS IS LOST, THE DRIVER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEE TRAFFIC APPROACHING FROM THE REAR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SIDE VIEW MIRRORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE MIRROR MATERIALS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 12, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-648-6490.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. M0100.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V508000
   
2007-05-15 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-05-15)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH BANDO BELT TENSIONER, CORROSION OR RUST MAY DEVELOP ON THE TENSIONER SPINDLE OR BUSHING CAUSING THE AUTO TENSIONER TO BECOME STIFF OR BIND. THIS CAN CAUSE THE DRIVE BELT TO SUDDENLY COME OFF OR THE AUTO TENSIONER MOUNTING BOLTS COULD SUDDENLY BREAK.
Hazard: IF THE DRIVE BELT COMES OFF, THE ALTERNATOR WARNING LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE. IF THE WARNING IS IGNORED, THIS CONDITION COULD ULTIMATELY RESULT IN A LOSS OF VEHICLE POWER (ENGINE STALL) INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTO TENSIONER, INSTALL UPGRADED MOUNTING BOLTS, AND REPLACE THE ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 25, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO MOTORS AT 248-648-6430. NOTE: THIS RECALL SUPERSEDES A PREVIOUS CAMPAIGN (PLEASE SEE 06V157).
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. A5340.CUSTOMERS MAYALSO 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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V208000
   
2006-12-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-12-27)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, DURING THE STAMPING PROCESS, SOME CROSSMEMBERS WERE MANUFACTURED WITH A DEFORMATION TO THE LOWER CORNERS DUE TO EXCESSIVE WEAR OF THE STAMPING DIE. OVER TIME, IF THIS CONDITION WERE IGNORED, THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE CROSSMEMBERS COULD BE COMPROMISED WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF BRAKING ABILITY, SEPARATION OF THE PROPELLER SHAFT AND/OR A LOSS OF REAR WARNING LAMPS.
Hazard: ANY OF THESE OCCURRENCES COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT, CORRECT, AND REPLACE THE CROSSMEMBERS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMBER 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-648-6400.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. M0070.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V483000
   
2006-09-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2006-09-20)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CAB AND CHASSIS TRUCKS THAT WERE TRANSPORTED TO THE SELLING LOCATION OR BODY COMPANY USING A DECKING SYSTEM (VEHICLES STACKED ON THE REAR OF THE LEAD TRUCK FOR TRANSPORT), THE AIR BRAKE LINES MAY BE DISCONNECTED SO THAT THE BRAKING SYSTEMS CAN BE TIED TOGETHER WITH THE OTHER VEHICLES. WHEN THESE VEHICLES ARRIVE AT THEIR DESTINATION, THE AIR BRAKE LINES ARE RECONNECTED. THESE RECONNECTIONS WERE NOT ALWAYS BEING TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER TORQUE. ALSO, DURING THIS RECONNECTION PROCESS, SOME OF THE ABS WIRING CLIPS HAD BEEN REMOVED AND NOT REINSTALLED.
Hazard: LOOSE AIR BRAKE LINES CAN BECOME DISCONNECTED OR LEAK WHICH COULD CAUSE A DECREASE IN BRAKING ABILITY OR RESULTING IN APPLICATION OF THE PARKING BRAKE WITHOUT IT BEING ACTIVATED. THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH. ALSO IF THE DRIVE SHAFT BOLTS ARE LEFT LOOSE, THE DRIVE SHAFT COULD BECOME DISENGAGED MAKING THE VEHICLE IMMOVABLE. IF THE ABS SENSORS ARE NOT SECURED PROPERLY USING THE CORRECT CLIPS, THE ABS SENSORS COULD GO OUT OF ALIGNMENT.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE AIR BRAKE LINES, DRIVE SHAFT BOLTS AND ABS SENSOR CLIPS AND TIGHTEN AND REPAIR IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 15, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-648-6430.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. HS001.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V360000
   
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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=06V169000
   
2005-05-27 (Published by NHTSA on 2005-05-27)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCK CAB AND CHASSIS VEHICLES, A BRAKE AIR LINE COULD BECOME DISCONNECTED.
Hazard: THIS COULD CAUSE A DECREASE OF BRAKING ABILITY OR THE PARKING BRAKE TO APPLY WITHOUT BEING ACTIVATED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT EACH VEHICLE AND CHECK THE TORQUE ON THE NUTS. IF THE NUTS ARE NOT TORQUED PROPERLY, THEY WILL BE TIGHTENED TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATION. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 4, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HINO AT 1-248-648-6400.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. M0010.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.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=05V240000
   
2004-09-20 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-09-20)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN TRUCKS, WHEN THE STEERING WHEEL IS BEING TURNED, THE DUST COVER MAY TWINE WITH THE STEERING SHAFT AND COULD RESULT IN THE STEERING WHEEL OPERATION BECOMING HEAVY.
Hazard: LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL MAY OCCUR, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE OLD DUST COVER AND INSTALL A NEWLY DESIGNED COVER. THE RECALL BEGAN OCTOBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HINO AT 1-845-365-1400.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. A3740.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V448000
   
2004-09-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2004-09-17)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN CAB AND CHASSIS TRUCKS, WHEN EXCESSIVE FORCE IS APPLIED TO THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, BEYOND THAT REQUIRED TO ACHIEVE FULL ACCELERATION, THE PEDAL MAY BECOME WEDGED BETWEEN THE FLOOR PANEL AND THE CARPET.
Hazard: WHEN THIS OCCURS, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL WILL BECOME WEDGED IN THE FULL THROTTLE POSITION WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL HEIGHT TO DETERMINE IF IT IS WITHIN SPECIFICATIONS. IF EITHER THE PEDAL HEIGHT OR THE ACCELERATOR ROD IS NOT WITHIN SPECIFICATIONS, REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR ASSEMBLY. IN ADDITION, A NEW BRACKET CONTAINING AN ACCELERATOR PEDAL STOPPER WILL BE INSTALLED. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 8, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HINO CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-845-365-1400.
Additional Info: HINO RECALL NO. A3720.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=04V439000
   
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