major Royal Enfield will be recalling 2,36,966 motorcycles of the Classic,
Bullet and Meteor models after the company discovered a defect in the ignition
coil that can cause misfiring, reduced vehicle performance and in rare cases,
an electric short circuit.
to a company statement, the defect was discovered during routine internal
testing and the issue has been clearly identified and isolated to specific
batches of material sourced from our external supplier between December 2020
and April 2021.
the issue is rare and does not impact all motorcycles manufactured during the
above mentioned period, in keeping with safety regulations and as a
precautionary measure, Royal Enfield has decided to undertake a proactive,
company-initiated recall of select motorcycles models produced in the above
mentioned time period, the company statement said.
company will be calling in close to 2,36,966 motorcycles of the Classic, Bullet
and Meteor models. Of
the company will call in Meteor motorcycles manufactured and sold between
December 2020 and April 2021, and the Classic and Bullet manufactured and sold
between January and April 2021. These motorcycles will undergo inspection and
replacement of the said defective part, if required.
estimate that less than 10% of these motorcycles will require replacement of
the part. This proactive recall action will be applicable to Meteor, Classic
and Bullet model motorcycles sold in India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines,
Australia & New Zealand and Malaysia between respective time periods
above. Royal 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
reach out to their local Royal Enfield workshops, or call Royal Enfield on 1800
210 007 to verify,” the company said.
company maintained that it has very stringent sourcing protocols and that all
its motorcycles are rigorously tested to global validation standards of quality
and durability.”The safety of our riders is of prime importance to us at Royal
Enfield and we are deeply committed to the duty of care to all our customers.
We are committed to swiftly implement the recall action, and customers will be
proactively contacted through respective local dealerships,” the statement