Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India is recalling 13,700 units of its models bicycle CBR CBR 150R and 250R, manufactured between July 2014 to June 2015, in India to rectify switch assembly Faulty starter relay.financialexpress The exercise is part of a global recall of Japanese parent company Honda Motor Co.
“The recovery process will begin in mid-August 2015, as a precaution to check and replace the starter relay switch if faulty batch belongs to” HMSI said in a statement.
A company official said the recall would affect a total of 13,700 units of the two models. It is suspected that the sealant may have been incorrectly applied during assembly of the starter relay switch, which is a part of origin worldwide, he added.
“This can increase the resistance across main fuse, which could interrupt the battery voltage of the motorcycle’s electrical system,” the company said.
An interruption of the voltage of the battery system can it make the engine does not start or stop when driving, and in extreme cases, the increased resistance in the main fuse could cause the starter relay to ignite added. It is, however, said that no such incident has been reported in any vehicle manufactured in India HMIS.
“The part in question will be replaced free of charge in the units identified regardless of warranty status of the vehicle throughout India’s network of Honda,” he said. In 2012, HMSI had recalled 11,500 units of its model CBR 250R motorcycle due to a faulty brake system.