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In cooperation with Saud Bahwan Automotive Recall campaign for Hino 2018 trucks

06/08/2019


The Public Authority for Consumer Protection in cooperation with Saud Bahwan Motors launched a recall campaign for 22 Hino trucks (Hino 300 XZU7), which was made during the period from 1/3/2018 to 31/5/2018.

 

It includes the chassis numbers JHHLCK1H6JK016985, JHHLCK1H7JK017157, JHHLCK1H7JK017157, JHHLCK1H9JK017080, JHHLCK1H5KK017305, JHHLCK1H6KK01726, JHHLCK1H7KK017368, JHHLCK1H4KK017344, JHHLCK1H8JK016972, JHHUCKIH6JK02642, JHHLCK1H2KK017388, JHHLCK1H8JK017071, JHHLCK1HXJK017136, JHHLCK1H9JK017032, JHHLCK1HOKK017289, JHHLCK1H0KK017339, JHHLCK1H8JK017183, JHHLCK1H8KK017377 and JHHLCK1H9KK017355.

This recall is due to a defect caused by the production process as the edge of the rear axle cover is assembled with a recessed edge, which may cause compression due to bending and thus a malfunction in the axle beams or bearings causing the vehicle to malfunction. If the gap was not conforming to the standards, the rear axle box set will be replaced.

These recalls reflect the efforts exerted by the Authority in the field of safety in cooperation with various institutions and companies to maintain the safety of consumers and provide the necessary protection for them and in line with its ongoing keen to conduct ongoing reviews of all products offered in the markets of the Sultanate.

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
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