Honda Hornet 180 recall concerns the reflector of the motorcycle and as such is not a big issue. It involves many other 2-wheeler models from the company…
Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India is recalling some of its vehicles to replace their faulty reflex reflector. This recall is limited to bikes and scooters manufactured between November 2019 and January 2021.
This impacted models include..
- H’ness CB350
- Hornet 180
- CB Shine
- Activa 5G & 6G
- Activa 125
The reflex reflectors are not positioned correctly leading to inadequate light reflection. Honda has cleared that this is not a major issue that would significantly affect the visibility of the aforementioned bikes and scooters
Honda will replace all the units with defective reflectors free of cost. Even if the warranty period of the concerned bike or scooter is over, its respective owner won’t have to pay for fixing the issue.
The replacement will be carried out at the authorized dealerships of Honda across India. The Honda H’ness CB350 and CB300R owners have to visit the nearest Honda BigWing outlet and submit their vehicles for changing the reflex reflector.
Likewise, owners of other Honda vehicles eligible for reflector replacement have to contact their nearest Honda Showroom and book a service appointment.
To make things convenient for the customers, Honda dealerships will also call, message or email the owners of the affected vehicles.
How Customers Will Know if their Vehicle is Eligible for Reflector Replacement
The customers should note down the defective part number for the reflex reflector which is 33741KPL902.
Also, here is the direct link to Honda’s recall campaign where you can check if your motorcycle or scooter is included in this campaign. You need to keep your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) handy.
In other news, Honda is also gearing up to launch its luxury tourer the Goldwing BS6 version in India. Also, the Japanese automaker has recently filed a patent for a Clutch-by-wire system that will deploy an electronically managed transmission system instead of the mechanical one that we currently use.