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Motorcycle Recall - Royal Enfield

NHTSA Campaign ID:  09V235000
Component:  Power Train: Clutch Assembly
Manufacturer:  Classic Motorworks Limited, USA
Recall Date: 06/12/2009
Potential Number of Units Affected: 196
Defect Summary:
Classic Motorworks is recalling 196 model year 2009 Bullet Electra E-5, Bullet G5 Classic, Bullet G5 Military, and Bullet G5 Deluxe motorcycles equipped with the unit construction, EFI engine. These motorcycles can experience third gear galling on the clutch shaft due to lack of lubrication. This condition can allow the gear to seize to the shaft, causing rear wheel lock up.
Consequence Summary:
This could result in a crash that could cause injury or death to the rider.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will inspect and replace the third gear and clutch shaft with increased clearance free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before June 29, 2009. Owners may contact Classic Motorworks at 1-800-201-7472.

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