Mitsubishi Fuso Fh617 Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on Fh617 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2004-10-18 due to a problem with the hub. Approximately 2537 vehicles were involved. Since 2000, Fh617's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the wheel bearing . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Mitsubishi Fuso Fh617
|2004-10-18||(Published by NHTSA on 2004-10-18)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN TRUCKS TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AN F040T FRONT AXLE. THE FRONT WHEEL HUB OUTER BEARING LOCK NUT MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY TIGHTENED DURING ASSEMBLY, AND AN INSUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF GREASE MAY HAVE BEEN APPLIED TO THE OUTER BEARING.|
|Hazard:||THESE CONDITIONS COULD RESULT IN THE OUTER BEARING GENERATING EXCESSIVE HEAT AND/OR BREAKING, CAUSING THE VEHICLE TO BECOME DISABLED. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT COULD CAUSE A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE INNER AND OUTER FRONT WHEEL HUB BEARINGS, AND REPLACE ANY BEARING WITH SIGNS OF DAMAGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 28, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI FUSO AT 1-856-467-4500.|
|Additional Info:||MITSUBISHI FUSO RECALL NO. R3123510.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
|2003-08-07||(Published by NHTSA on 2003-08-07)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN MEDIUM DUTY TRUCKS, THE FRONT HUB OUTER WHEEL BEARING MAY BECOME DAMAGED DUE TO IMPROPER LUBRICATION.|
|Hazard:||THIS COULD CAUSE SMOKE FROM THE AREA OF THE FRONT WHEEL HUB, OR THE VEHICLE COULD BECOME INOPERABLE DUE TO BEARING SEIZURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE WHEEL HUB BEARINGS, AND IF THE BEARINGS SHOW A SIGN OF DAMAGE OR BREAKAGE, WILL REPLACE THE BEARING WITH A NEW ONE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MITSUBISHI FUSO AT 1-877-711-0707.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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