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Honda Africa Twin, Gold Wing, Fireblade recalled in India | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The corporate has recognized a software program fault pertaining to the fuel-injection system on the three premium fashions.

Honda Motorbike and Scooter India (HMSI) has introduced a voluntary recall for 3 of its premium fashions – the CRF1100 Africa Twin, CBR1000RR-R Fireblade and GL1800 Gold Wing Tour. Honda has recognized a software program fault pertaining to the fuel-injection system on these fashions, which may trigger the engine to stall whereas driving. 

The corporate says there are 84 affected items throughout the three fashions, manufactured between 2020 and 2022 mannequin years. The defect doesn’t appear to be a catastrophic fault, however it may actually take you abruptly and put you in a probably harmful scenario, so it’s good to see proactivity and transparency on Honda’s half right here.

What’s attention-grabbing is that the three affected fashions are vastly totally different from one another: a twin-cylinder journey bike, an inline-four cylinder superbike, and a horizontally opposed six-cylinder tourer. The three engines are considerably totally different, and whereas a number of elements could also be shared, the general designs of their fuel-injection methods are prone to be fairly totally different as properly, by way of {hardware} and software program.

When it comes to rectification, Honda can be reaching out to affected house owners through its BigWing Topline sellers, and the affected autos will obtain a software program replace to repair the problem. This can be carried out freed from price, and regardless of the guarantee standing of the automobile.

In different information on the BigWing entrance, a brand new mannequin lately joined Honda’s premium secure, within the type of the CB300F middleweight streetfighter. You’ll be able to take a look at our evaluation of the bike right here.

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