Suzuki Access 125 automatic scooters recalled over faulty rear axle shaft

Suzuki Access 125 automatic scooters recalled over faulty rear axle shaft
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The recall has affected of 54,000 units of Suzuki Access 125.Launched earlier this year in March, the new Suzuki Access 125 automatic scooter has been recalled, stated the company in an official statement. The number of units affected are 54,740 units,

The recall has affected of 54,000 units of Suzuki Access 125.Launched earlier this year in March, the new Suzuki Access 125 automatic scooter has been recalled, stated the company in an official statement. The number of units affected are 54,740 units,

The affected units of Suzuki Access 125 were manufactured between March 8 and June 22, 2016. This means all units of Suzuki Access 125 which were sold since the time it was launched, have been affected by the latest recall.The reason for recall, as stated by the company, is a faulty rear axle shaft. As there is no Govt agency which acts as a watchdog for manufacturing defects in India, the recall is a voluntary one. Suzuki says that the rear axle shaft will be replaced free of cost to all their customers of Access 125.

From today onwards, Suzuki will start notifying customers about the defect. Those customers who proactively report to the dealership, will be given free periodic maintenance service.

In a a statement released by the company, they said – “In pursuance of Suzuki’s commitment to customer satisfaction and as a matter of abundant precaution and safety, we have decided to undertake this service campaign on the New Access 125 scooters to address issues of rear axle/wheel stability that has been identified in some of these scooters.”

Suzuki Access 125 Specs
Engine 124cc, 4 stroke, 1 cylinder
Power 8.7 PS
Torque 10.2 Nm
Transmission CVT
Starter Kick and Electric
Front Tyre 90/90 – 12 Tubeless
Rear Tyre 90/100 – 10 Tubeless
Front Brake Disc / Drum
Rear Brake Drum
Front Suspension Telescopic
Rear Suspension Swing Arm
Wheels Steel / Alloy
Fuel Tank 5.6 liters
Length 1870 mm
Width 655 mm
Height 1160 mm
Wheelbase 1265 mm
Ground Clearance 160 mm
Seat Height 780 mm
Kerb Weight 102 kg

This article has first appeared in Rushlane.com

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