Royal Enfield rolled back 7,000 units of the Bullet to repair a faulty brake calliper bolt. The affected components are Bullet 350, Bullet 350EC and Bullet 500 manufactured with in March 20 to April 30 2019. Royal Enfield will replace the defective comment without remitting extra cost from the customer.
As per sources, Royal Enfield rolled back the bullet owing to the below par standard on torque kept on brake calipter bolts as per the Royal Enfield Bulletin standards. The company said, ” the service investigations revealed that the torque maintained on brake calliper bolts as supplied by a vendor, on a few of these motorcycles were not as per stringent Royal Enfield quality standards.’’
The company said that the affected customers would be informed to take their motorcycle to the Bike maker’s service centre and after check up the faulty parts got replaced at no extra cost.
The bullet 500 powered by 499cc, single cylinder, and fuel-injected engine 29PS of power and 413 nM of torque. The bullet 350 and 350ES powered by a 346cc and single -cylinder, air cooled engine which produces 20PS of power and 28Nm of torque.