motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield is recalling around 26,300 single-channel
ABS and rear-drum-brake enabled Classic 350 models so as to reinforce the brake
reaction bracket of the swing arm for all units.
Enfield’s technical team has discovered a potential issue in the brake reaction
bracket attached to the motorcycle swing arm - used specifically on the 2021
single-channel ABS and rear drum brake Classic 350 motorcycles.
specific riding conditions, it was discovered that exceptionally higher braking
load applied on the rear brake pedal could lead to potential damage of the
reaction bracket, which could further lead to unusual braking noise, and
potential deterioration of braking efficiency in extreme conditions.
issue has been clearly isolated to the single-channel ABS, rear drum brake
Classic 350 models, manufactured between September 1, 2021 and December 5,
the safety of customers in mind, and as a precautionary measure, the company
stated that it has decided to proactively call in close to 26,300
single-channel ABS and rear-drum-brake enabled Classic 350 models.
Enfield service teams, and/or 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 visit the
Royal Enfield website, reach out to their local Royal Enfield workshops, or
call Royal Enfield on 1800 210 007 to verify.
Royal Enfield, we have robust and rigorous testing and development protocols,
and adhere to global validation standards of quality and durability. However,
issues like this can arise under specific,
extreme riding conditions, and we are committed to resolving this at the
soonest, with minimum inconvenience for our customers,” the company press
release further stated..
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