India Yamaha Motor has issued a recall of 23,897 units of its newly-launched Fazer 25 and FZ25 motorcycles. The bikes in question were manufactured from January 2017. The reason for the recall is said to be the concern related to head cover bolt loosening. The recall exercise that begins with immediate effect, will include 2,257 units of Fazer 25 and 21,440 units of FZ25.
The authorized Yamaha dealers in India will begin contacting bikes’ owners individually. In an official statement, the company said that the recall process is a precautionary measure, and the affected units will be repaired free of cost by the dealerships. No injuries, accidents or complaints have been reported due to the head cover bolt issue. Read: Yamaha Fazer 25 Vs FZ25 – How Different Are These Siblings
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Customers can check whether their bike is a part of recall or not by entering their bike’s chassis number at the company’s official website. The bike’s chassis number is marked into the steering head pipe.
The Yamaha Fazer 25 and FZ 25 share the same 249cc, single-cylinder, oil-cooled engine paired to a 5-speed gearbox. The power and torque figures of the motor stand at 20.6bhp at 8,000rpm and 20Nm at 6,000rpm respectively. Suspension system of both the motorcycles includes telescopic forks up front and a monoshock rear unit. Braking duties on the bikes are performed by 282mm front and 220mm rear disc brakes.
While the Yamaha FZ 25 is available at 1.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), the Fazer 25 is around Rs 1,000 more expensive than the former. The full-faired model comes with a price tag of Rs 1.22 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Read About – New-generation Yamaha R15 V3
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