Leading two-wheeler manufacturer in India, Honda
Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) will be recalling 56,194 units of three of
their two-wheeler models to inspect and if need be, replace, a bolt flange
mounted in the front fork.
Flange bolts are bolts with a circular
flange under the head that acts like a washer to distribute the load. Flange
bolts are sometimes called frame bolts.
According to a press release,
the company it will voluntarily inspect and if required, replace a suspected
quality part in three of its scooter models – Aviator, Activa 125 and Grazia.
Honda has identified a suspected
quality issue of excessive hardness in “Bolt flange 10X42” mounted in the front
fork of 56,194 units of these models.
With customer safety and
comfort its utmost priority, Honda as a pre-cautionary measure, will
voluntarily inspect these models manufactured between 7th February, 2018 to
16th March, 2018. The company will replace the suspected part, if required, on
Free of Cost basis irrespective to the affected vehicles Warranty status, the
HMSI release said.
The company through its
dealers will directly notify affected customers via call / e-mail / SMS for
inspection of their vehicle. Customers can also check if their vehicle falls
under this campaign by submitting their unique Vehicle Identification Number
(VIN) on the special section on the company’s website
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