Hino Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. (Hino) is recalling certain 2011-2012 NE8J, NJ8J, and NV8J trucks. The engines have a wrist pin bushings in the connecting rod that may shift and cause excessive cylinder wear.
Excessive wear of the cylinders due to the connecting rod rubbing can result in engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash.
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin around November 30, 2017. Owners may contact Hino customer service at 1-248-699-9300. Hino’s number for this recall is AA860.
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.
MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-17V607-9337
SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: RCLRPT-17V607-3925
Report Receipt Date: SEP 28, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V607000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,224
Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
- HINO NE8J 2011-2012
- HINO NJ8J 2011-2012
- HINO NV8J 2011-2012