A defective Caliper Bolt has hit nearly 7,000 units of the famous cruiser
- Bullet 500, 350 and 350 ES were recalled for a Replacing defective Brake Caliper Bolt.
- Bikes manufactured between March 20 and April 30, 2019, are said to be affected.
- Royal Enfield will replace the defective part without additional costs for the customer.
Nearly 7,000 units of the famous Royal Enfield Bullet have been recalled in India due to a defective Caliper Bolt. The part mentioned keeps the brake hose and the clamp in place. The withdrawal campaign has influenced variants such as Bullet 350, Bullet 350 ES and Bullet 500, produced between March 20 and April 30, 2019.
In a statement, Royal Enfield said: “This is because the service surveys showed that the torque on the Caliper Bolts, as supplied by a vendor, did not meet the strict quality standards of Royal Enfield in some of these motorcycles. ”
The company will soon contact the affected customers and replace the defective part at no additional cost. However, we recommend that you take your motorcycle to the RE service centre for a thorough inspection.
The Bullet 500 is powered by a 499 cc single cylinder fuel injection engine that produces 28 PS of power and 41.3 Nm of torque. The Bullet 350 and 350 ES, on the other hand, are powered by a single-cylinder, air-cooled 346 cc engine that delivers 20 horsepower and 28 Nm of torque.
While the front and rear disc brakes of the Bullet 500 are coupled to a dual-channel ABS, the Bullet 350 and the Bullet 350 ES receive a front disc of 280 mm, a drum brake on the rear. The two cruisers also get a single-channel ABS as standard.