Hino—RB8 Bus

Identifying features

Model XZU437R–HKFTDQ3; Chassis No. & Range 001003 to 001211
Model XZU439R-HKFTDQ3; Chassis No. & Range 001005 to 001045

Campaign numbers: RCH1001, RCH1002 and RCH1003
Target number: 96

What are the defects?

The spare wheel carrier assembly installation is incomplete, whereby two welds connecting the spare wheel carrier support beam to the chassis rail may not have been included in the original installation.

What are the hazards?

Without the welded attachment of the spare wheel carrier support beam to the chassis rail, cracking may occur leading to the eventual failure of a vertical mounting plate in the spare wheel carrier frame assembly.

What should consumers do?

All owners of affected vehicles will be contacted individually by letter.

Owners are advised to contact their authorised Hino Dealer for inspection and rectification, if necessary.

Supplier
Hino Motor Sales Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Product category