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Royal Enfield recalled this bike, braking problem came to the fore, is your vehicle too?

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  • Royal Enfield Classic 350 was launched in September this year
  • Since the launch, the company has so far produced more than 1 lakh units of this bike.
  • RE has identified a potential defect in the brake reaction bracket of the new Classic 350 attached to the swingarm

The new-generation Royal Enfield Classic 350 was launched in September this year. Since the launch, the company has so far produced more than 1 lakh units of this bike. It is clear from this that the new Classic 350 has got a good start in India. However, for the time being, Royal Enfield has recalled the 2021 Classic 350 due to a braking issue.

According to a statement issued by the company, RE has identified a possible defect in the brake reaction bracket of the new Classic 350 attached to the swingarm. The company notes that hard and sudden braking can damage the bike’s reaction bracket, causing abnormal braking noises. The company has also said that it can affect the braking efficiency in extreme conditions.

Baking comes with this problem, which has been specifically identified on the single-channel ABS variants. Which come with drum rear brake. Hence, Royal Enfield has decided to recall the units of the new Classic 350 equipped with single-channel ABS. The recall will cover 26,300 models manufactured between September 1, 2021 and December 5, 2021.

The company noted that it will start contacting customers who have such models. Also the brake reaction bracket of the swing arm will be fixed for these units. Alternatively, customers can also log on to Royal Enfield’s website and enter the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to check whether their bike will be included in the recall.

The 2021 Royal Enfield Classic 350 single-channel ABS variant is equipped with 300 mm front and 153 mm drum brake. The price of this variant is between Rs 1,84,374 and Rs 1,87,128. All prices are ex-showroom, Chennai.

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