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Hino NE8J Truck recall for steering bolt failure danger

Do you own one of these potential lemon Hino trucks?
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
HINO NE8J 2012
Manufacturer: HINO MOTORS SALES U.S.A., INC.Mfr's Report Date: OCT 27, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V549000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 37
Summary:
 HINO MOTORS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 NE8J TRUCKS. DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS, THE STEERING ATTACHMENT BOLTS MAY HAVE BEEN INSUFFICIENTLY TORQUED.
Consequence:
 INSUFFICIENT TORQUE OF THE STEERING ARM BOLTS MAY RESULT IN BOLT FATIGUE AND FRACTURE AND/OR ARM SEPARATION, THEREBY POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 THE MANUFACTURER IS IN THE PROCESS OF DEVELOPING A REMEDY AND A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN
Okay, so the steering can fail and they are trying to figure out how to fix it and until then they aren't telling truck owners? Are you kidding me?

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