Hino Motor Sales Australia Pty Ltd - Hino Dutro

recall information

Recall number
REC-000392
PRA number
2009/11219
Campaign number
A6720
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Hino
Model
Dutro
Affected units
2,304

What are the defects?

The intermittent relay contact points located in the wiper combination switch assembly, due to a durability factor may wear prematurely. Frequent operation of the intermittent wiper circuit may cause the intermittent relay contact points to separate from the contact arm causing an electrical short circuit, resulting in wipers being inoperative. In the worst case, there is the possibility of a fire in the front windscreen wiper combination switch assembly.

What are the hazards?

Mechanical malfunction

What should consumers do?

All owners of affected vehicles will be contacted individually by letter and advised to contact their local dealer.
Supplier details
Hino Motor Sales Australia Pty Ltd

Responsible regulator

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

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