Car & Bike News: Famous motorbike maker Royal Enfield has issued statement citing to recall over 236,996 bike of select models; to identify the presence of a suspected defect and also replace it if necessary, without any costs to the customer.
Royal Enfield Bike:
In a mail released by the company, it is stated that a defect has been identified during routine internal testing; in its ignition coil that can result in reduced performance or misfiring or even an electricity short circuit. The defect has been limited to only certain batches of materials that was sourced from an external supplier.
Royal Enfield’s models like Meteor, Bullet and Classic 350; produced between December 2020 and also April 2021 are ones set to be recalled now. Models of Bullet and Classic 350 manufactured between January 2021 and April 2021 are the ones with the suspected defect.
Though over 2.36 lakh vehicles are summoned back, Royal Enfield says that only less than 10% of the number recalled will require any form of replacement in its original parts, while the rest will only undergo inspection and also repairs. No extra cost will be inflicted upon the customer if replacement of the defect part is required.
No date has been revealed yet from which recalling activity will begin. Local service teams and dealerships will reach out to consumers whose vehicles need to be recalled, with the vehicle identification numbers that falls on the above-mentioned dates.
Meteor, Bullet and Classic 350 Bike:
Customers themselves can reach out to dealers or call the number 1800-210-007 to verify whether their vehicles need to be sent for repair or replacement. Meteor, Bullet and Classic 350 models in countries like Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand are subjected to be recalled as well.
The iconic motorcycle, has become and sustained as a brand of masculinity and style for over 66 years since its inception. The company is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu with its production plants located in the suburbs in and around the city in India. Royal Enfield is still a dream vehicle every individual wish to own at least once in a lifetime.