As per the report, one of the leading two-wheeler manufacturer in India – Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has recalled more than 55, 000 units of its automatic scooter to replace a faulty part in the same. It has been reported that a total of 56,194 units of Honda Aviator, Honda Activa 125 and Honda Grazia have been recalled by the scooter manufacturer to rectify an issue in the front fork. The report further mentions that excessive hardness has been reported in a bolt mounted in the front fork which will be replaced by the company free of cost.
Honda Aviator, Activa 125 and Grazia scooters have been recalled
As per an official statement, a suspected quality issue of excessive hardness has been identified by the company in “Bolt flange 10X42”. This bolt is mounted in the front fork of the Activa 125, Grazia and Aviator models by Honda. The company has also mentioned that 56,194 units manufactured from 7 February 2018, to 16 March 2018 have been recalled. This recall will cover units of all the three models that have been mentioned above.
As a precautionary measure, Honda will voluntarily inspect the manufactured lot of all the models manufactured during the mentioned period. If required, the scooter manufacturer will also replace the suspected part free of cost. All the affected customers will be directly notified through HMSI authorised dealers via call, SMS or e-mail. All the customers will be informed for the inspection of their vehicle.
Here’s how you can check whether your vehicle is defective or not
Customers using the Honda Aviator, Honda Activa 125 or Honda Grazia can easily check if their scooters are affected by HSMI recall or not. Checking the vehicle can be done by just visiting the official Honda website. Visit the Honda’s official website and under the campaign section, enter the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). The customer will get the details of their scooter if it has been recalled or not. Consumers will also receive notification from the automaker either via text message (SMS), e-mail or through a phone call regarding the recall.
No need to panic, it’s not a major fault
The fault is not a major one and there’s no need to panic even if the customers find that their vehicle has been identified as the faulty vehicle. It is just a precautionary measure from Honda to ensure the safety of its consumers and the replacement will be done free of cost.