Royal Enfield to recall Bullet, Classic and Meteor models

Christopher Chaves Updated: May 20, 2021, 06:32 PM IST

Royal Enfield has discovered a defect in the ignition coil that has been used across some of its Classic, Bullet and Meteor models. The company has stated that the defect 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 identified and isolated to specific batches of material that RE had sourced from an external supplier between December 2020 and April 2021.

The issue does not impact all motorcycles manufactured during the mentioned time 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 timeframe in concern.

The company will recall close to 2,36,966 motorcycles of the Classic, Bullet and Meteor models sold in India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia & New Zealand and Malaysia. Of these, RE 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.

Royal Enfield service teams, and/or local dealerships will be in contact consumers whose motorcycle Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) number falls within the mentioned manufacturing period. Consumers can also reach out to their local Royal Enfield Workshops, or call Royal Enfield on 1800 210 007 for any verifications.

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