Eicher Motors-owned Royal Enfield mentioned on Wednesday it is going to recall near 236,966 bikes throughout some fashions resulting from defects within the ignition coil that may trigger misfiring and, in uncommon circumstances, an electrical brief circuit.
Royal Enfield is an iconic model in India, the world’s largest bike market, with a devoted fan-following for its vary of cruisers and classic-looking bikes.
The recall will apply to Meteor, Traditional and Bullet mannequin bikes bought in India, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia, Royal Enfield mentioned in a press release.
The defect was found throughout routine inside testing and the problem has been remoted to particular batches of fabric sourced from our exterior provider between December 2020 and April 2021, the corporate mentioned, including that the problem is uncommon and doesn’t influence all bikes manufactured throughout the interval.
Shares of Eicher Motors, which additionally makes vehicles and buses via a three way partnership with Sweden’s Volvo, trimmed some features after the announcement and was final up 0.3 per cent amid a weak Indian market.
Royal Enfield additionally mentioned it expects lower than 10 per cent of the recalled bikes to want substitute of the faulty half.
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