Hino Motors, Ltd announced that due to faulty bearing hubs front axle recall a total of 763 trucks of medium and heavy-duty vehicles. Revocable campaign touches Profia and Ranger models produced in the period from 10 November 2011 to 30 January 2012.
Hino withdraw their trucks to replace the wheel bearings on the front axle
Due to the weakening bearing pre-load hub may lock the wheels, which in some cases leads to a fire. According to an official report submitted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan, has already registered nine cases related to defective bearing hubs. In one case there was a fire.