AACL0 CONVENTIONAL ALP DRUM AND DUST SHIELD INSTALLATION - 2007-2019 Hino NJ8J

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V044
Manufacturer Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc.
Components SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected 7,231

 

Brakes may Pull Left in Wet Conditions

If the vehicle pulls left, it may cross into another lane unexpectedly, increasing the risk of crash.

 

Summary

Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc. (Hino) is recalling certain 2007-2019 NJ8J (258ALP) vehicles. These vehicles do not have dust shields on the front brake assemblies. During wet conditions, uneven water saturation on the front brake assemblies may result in the vehicle pulling to the left during hard braking.

 

Remedy

Hino will notify owners, and dealers will install new brake drums with dust shields, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Hino customer service at 1-248-699-9390. Hino's number for this recall is AACL0.

 

Notes

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.


SAFETY RECALL

AACL0 CONVENTIONAL ALP DRUM AND DUST SHIELD INSTALLATION

RECALL NO: AACL0
DATE: 2-11-2019
REFERENCE: HMM-190115-N1

 

SUBJECT VEHICLES: Certain 2007 through 2019 model year Hino Conventional NJ8J (258ALP) vehicles equipped with a J08 engine that were assembled at the Williamstown, WV assembly plant, or the Ontario California, U.S.A. assembly plant.

 

OVERVIEW:

Due to the absence of dust shields on the front brake assemblies and differences in airflow around the right and left brake assemblies, in very wet conditions, the recalled vehicle population may exhibit a brake pull to the left during hard braking events.  Investigation shows that the right brake assembly is becoming saturated with water while the left brake assembly stays dry during such conditions. A newly designed brake drum, which accommodates dust shields for brake assemblies, will be installed on all the subject vehicles.

 

NEW VEHICLES IN DEALERSHIP INVENTORY

As required by Federal law (49 Code of Federal Regulations §577.13), dealerships are not to deliver any new vehicles in their inventory that are involved in a Safety Recall unless the vehicle has been remedied. Refer to the appropriate Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) list to determine vehicle eligibility.

Note: Refer to the appropriate Vehicle Identification Number in the warranty system to determine vehicle eligibility.

 

BEFORE YOU BEGIN:

  • Read and understand all instructions and procedures before you begin the work.
  • Read and follow all WARNINGS and NOTICES set forth in this publication. These alerts help to avoid damage to components, serious personal injury, or both.
  • Park the vehicle on a flat, level and solid surface.
  • Place the gear shift lever in “Neutral” or “Park”.
  • Apply the parking brake firmly and confirm parking brake activation.
  • Turn off the engine and remove the key from the ignition switch.
  • Always wear safety glasses or goggles to protect your eyes.
  • Place wheel chocks in front of and behind all the wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving.

 

PARTS:

PART NUMBER PART DESCRIPTION QUANTITY
85123862002 BRAKE DRUM 2
KIT12011 TWO PIECE DUST SHIELD 2

RECALL NO: AACL0
DATE: 2-11-2019
REFERENCE: HMM-190115-N1

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCRIT-19V044-7926.pdf

Download (PDF, 1.51MB)


Supplemental Chronology

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RMISC-19V044-0107.pdf

Download (PDF, 57KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

March 6, 2019

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RCAK-19V044-4008.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V044&docType=RCL


 

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