India Yamaha Motor has announced a voluntary recall for the Yamaha FZ 25 and Fazer 25 bikes in the country. The recall exercise will address the issue of head cover bolt loosening. A total of 13,348 units will be affected including 12,620 units of the FZ 25 and 728 units of the Fazer 25. Read – Yamaha XSR 155 Might Launch in December
The bikemaker has confirmed that the inspection and repair will be carried out free of cost for all affected Yamaha FZ 25 and Fazer 25 customers at authorized Yamaha dealerships. Individual owner of the affected vehicle will receive recall notice from the company.
Talking about the Yamaha Fazer 25, the bike comes with a 249cc, single-cylinder, air-cooled engine paired to a 5-speed gearbox. It makes a top power of 20.9PS at 8,000rpm and 20Nm of torque at 6,000rpm. The same powertrain does duty in the Yamaha FZ 25. Read: BS6 Compliant Yamaha FZ, FZ-S Launched; Gets New Colors
While the Yamaha Fazer 25 comes with a price tag of Rs 1.36 lakh, the Yamaha FZ 25 costs Rs 1.44 lakh (all, ex-showroom). The former is the most affordable 250cc motorcycle in the country.
Currently, both bikes come with BS4-compliant engine. The bikemaker will upgrade their powertrain to meet the upcoming BS6 emission norms before the deadline (1st April, 2020). With the BS6 upgrade, Yamaha FZ 25 and Fazer 25 will witness price hike.