Honda India recalls Africa Twin, Fireblade and Gold Wing over fuel injection issues

Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) has announced a voluntary recall of 84 units of the CRF1100 Africa Twin, CBR1000RR-R Fireblade and GL1800 Gold Wing Tour motorcycles. The premium offerings affected by the recall were manufactured between 2020 and 2022. The recall was issued after the company identified an incorrect program setting in the motorcycles PGM-FI or fuel injection unit. Honda says it is possible for the engine to stall while driving.” However, no cases of failure have been reported in India so far.

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The Honda Gold Wing is powered by a SOHC 4-stroke 24-valve liquid-cooled 1833cc flat-6 engine developing 125hp and 170Nm

Honda will perform a software update on the affected motorcycles to correct the issue as a precautionary measure. The update will be performed at BigWing Topline dealerships across the country and is scheduled to begin on September 3, 2022. The update will be performed completely free of charge and regardless of the vehicle’s warranty status. The company says it will contact customers of affected motorcycles through its BigWing dealerships, who will notify owners of their vehicle’s inspection.

Alternatively, customers can check if their vehicle was affected by the recall by using their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the Honda BigWing website. The voluntary recall is intended to rectify the problem before there are potential problems with the motorcycles.

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