Hino Nj8j Recalls
There have been 8 recalls on Nj8j vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-09-29 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-10-14, was due to a problem with the diesel. Approximately 3224 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, Nj8j's have experienced approximately 18 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the hinge and attachments, cables, axle assembly, automatic transmission and exhaust system. 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 Nj8j
|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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