Royal Enfield has issued a recall for 2,36,966 units of the Meteor 350, the Bullet and the Classic that were sold in India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia & New Zealand and Malaysia.
Issue related to ignition coil
May lead to misfiring, reduced performance or short circuit in rare cases
Royal Enfield will reach out to customers and address the issue
Royal Enfield recall: details
Royal Enfield has said that it has discovered a defect in the ignition coil that can cause misfiring, reduced vehicle performance and in rare cases, an electric short circuit.
The defect was discovered during routine internal testing and the issue has been clearly identified and isolated to specific batches of material sourced from the company's external supplier between December 2020 and April 2021.
Royal Enfield recall: solution
The impacted bikes involve the Meteor 350 manufactured and sold between December 2020 and April 2021, and the Classic and the Bullet manufactured and sold between January and April 2021.
These motorcycles will undergo inspection and replacement of the said defective part, if required. Royal Enfield estimates that less than 10 percent of these motorcycles will require replacement of the part.
How will Royal Enfield contact the customers?
Royal Enfield service teams as well as local dealerships will reach out to consumers whose motorcycle Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) number falls within the manufacturing period mentioned above.
Consumers can also proactively reach out to their local Royal Enfield Workshops, or call Royal Enfield on 1800 210 007 to verify if their motorcycle is among those affected.