Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India has announced a recall of its hugely popular 250cc motorcycle CBR 250R after it noticed some issues with the bike's front brakes. The recall is limited to the CBR 250R's standard variant built between
In a statement on the CBR 250R's recall, Honda has said: "There is a possibility of limited effectiveness in front brake application, though this concern doesn't impact the overall braking functionality and effectiveness of front and rear brakes under normal riding conditions."
The faulty front brakes might not lead to failure in brakes but riders will not be able to get the full functionality of the front brakes. The CBR 250R is a pretty powerful bike and any kind of issues in its brakes cannot be ignored.
By announcing a voluntary recall, Honda has ensured none of its customers will have to face life threatening situations due to a fault in the CBR 250R front brakes.
Honda has stated that owners of the recalled bikes need to take their CBR 250R's to the closest authorised dealer to get the fault rectified free of cost. The procedure will require about an hour's time and you Honda CBR 250R will be as safe as new.
Recalls in the automobile sector is not new. While cars have been recalled in India, two wheelers have hardly been recalled. But Honda has set a precedent by recalling its CBR 250R. Honda is hoping this step will help improve its customer experience and also build trust.