Hino Motor Sales Australia - Hino 300 SERIES

recall information

Recall number
REC-000403
PRA number
2017/16006
Campaign number
AA5Y
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Hino
Model
300 SERIES
Affected units
2,840

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The front passenger airbag inflator may be susceptible to moisture intrusion over time due to insufficient protection against moisture absorption into the propellant.

What are the hazards?

This may cause the inflator to rupture if the airbag is activated. This may cause injury to the vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Replacement parts will not be available until the fourth quarter of 2017.

When parts are available, owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should make an appointment with their nearest Hino dealer to have the passenger airbag assembly inspected and replaced.
Supplier details
Hino Motor Sales Australia

Responsible regulator

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

Product type