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Honda in premium bike recall

New Delhi, Nov. 19: Honda is recalling 11,500 units of its premium bike — CBR 250R — in the country beca-use of a defective brake system.

The bikes are a standard variant of the CBR 250R and have been made bet- ween March 2011 and September 2012, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (HMSI) said.

“In accordance with its global commitment to provide maximum customer satisfaction and highest quality products, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India is announcing the recall of CBR 250R standard variant motorcycle,” HMSI said in a statement.

The company’s dealers have started informing the customers of the defect from today.

The replacement will take less than an hour, the company said.

Elaborating on the problem, HMSI said: “There is a possibility of limited ineffectiveness in the front brake application, though this concern doesn’t impact the overall braking functionality and effectiveness of front and rear brakes under normal riding conditions.”

“Honda will rectify the problem free of cost, irrespective of the warranty status of the vehicle,” the company said.

At present, the standard variant of the CBR 250R is available for Rs 1.48 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

 
 
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