Suspension issue sparks Hino 700 Series recall

Suspension issue sees recall of Hino's heavy-duty truck

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A recall of a total of 210 Hino 700 Series trucks has been initaited after a possible suspension issue was identified.

The recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and involves Hino 700 Series trucks sold in Australia between the 31st of October 2009 and the 31st of December 2017.

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The Hino 700 Series recall notice advises that on the affected trucks the air suspension systems may contain wrong material for the Leaf Stopper.

While driving, the Stopper and Leaf come into contact when travelling over a speed bump, and the load may not be fully absorbed.

What are the hazards?

If the Stopper fatigues, cracks and falls out the truck; this may cause a traffic hazard and risk to people in the immediate area.

What should affected owners do?

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Hino dealership for a free of charge Rebound Roller replacement.

Consumers can contact Hino on 1300 01 HINO (1300 014 466) or their preferred dealer.

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