Honda recalls select units of 2022 CB300R in India

Gajanan Kashikar Updated: April 10, 2023, 07:56 PM IST

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, one of the largest two-wheeler makers in India, has announced an official voluntary recall for a limited number of units of the 2022 CB300R. The brand has issued this recall owing to an inappropriate manufacturing method of the right crankcase cover of the motorcycle.

Honda CB300R: Recall
The two-wheeler manufacturer will start the replacement process of the affected part across its Big Wing dealerships from 15 April, 2023. For this, it will communicate with the CB300R owners.

As identified by the bike maker, there is a potential risk of sealing plug dislodging due to the low retention force of engine heat. As a result, the engine oil can burst through the defective part or may even set fire to the motorcycle. Therefore, Honda, as a precautionary measure, has recalled the affected units of the CB300R to address the concern.

Honda CB300R: Electronics and Hardware
Honda has bestowed the CB300R with upside-down front forks and a seven-step pre-load adjustable rear monoshock. Additionally, it comes with a single disc brake setup - 296mm at the front and 220mm at the back. Further, the CB300R gets dual-channel ABS, 33an assist and slipper clutch, a fully digital instrument console, and LED lights. Meanwhile, Honda has given it 110/70 R17 section front tyre and 150/60 R17 section rear tyre.

Honda CB300R: Engine
Launched at the beginning of last year, the CB300R gets a 286.01cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled engine making 31PS and 27.5Nm of torque. This motor comes mated to a six-speed gearbox.

Honda CB300R: Price and colours
The CB300R is available in a choice of two colour schemes: Pearl Spartan Red and Matte Steel Black. Notably, the bike costs Rs 2,77,262 (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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