India Yamaha Motor Private Limited (IYM) has recalled two of its recently launched motorbikes, Yamaha FZ 25 and Yamaha Fazer 25, in order to rectify an issue related to head cover bolt loosening. The manufacturer will be recalling around 23,897units, the combined number of both the bikes that were launched with 249 cc motor in the domestic market.
The Japanese manufacturer has confirmed that the recall will commence from the next few days, covering the motorcycles that were launched since January 2017. The recall comprises of about 21,640 units of FZ 25 and the rest of Fazer 25.
Just a precautionary recall has been exercised by the company and any incident related to this issue is not yet confirmed. However, the bike maker has officially announced that all the affected motorcycles will be repaired free of cost at any of the authorised dealers. Furthermore, the owners will be contacted individually by the company itself. In addition, Yamaha will be working closely with the dealers to ensure a convenient and efficient repair experience for the customers. Just to ensure yourself, if you are an owner of FZ or Fazer 25, you can contact your dealer to find it out if your bike is a part of the recall or not.
The Fazer 25 and FZ25 are powered by the same 249 cc single-cylinder engine, which is capable of pushing out a maximum power of 20.6 bhp at 8,000 revolutions per minute and a peak torque of 20 Nm at 6,000 rpm. To transfer the developed power to the wheels, the engine comes mated with a five-speed transmission on both the bikes. For the suspension duty, the bike maker offers telescopic forks and monoshock set up on the front and rear respectively. Apart from this, both the motorcycles come with disc brakes at both the ends.
The Yamaha Fazer 25 is priced at Rs 1.22 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi), while its sibling costs around Rs 1.19 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).