Yamaha FZ25, Fazer 25 recalled in India: Here’s what went wrong in these latest bikes

The precautionary recall is related to head cover bolt loosening and all bikes manufactured on or after 1st January 2017 fall under the recall.

By: | Updated: January 28, 2018 12:59 PM

Yamaha Motor India has just recalled two of its recently launched motorcycles, FZ25 and Fazer 25 in India. Both these bikes have been recalled for potential head cover bolt loosening. The company has said that the recall has been issued with immediate effect and it covers all models that are manufactured on or after 1st January 2017. Having said that, almost all units of the Yamaha FZ25 and Fazer 25 have been recalled as the FZ25 was launched in January 2017 only and it was the first of the two to make its entry to the market. The said recall covers 21,640 units of the FZ25 along with 2257 units of Fazer 25. The company says that this is just a precautionary recall and no incidents regarding the failure of the said part have been reported as of now. The affected models will be repaired free of cost at any of the Yamaha authorized service center across India. For this, the company will start contacting the customers soon. Yamaha has said in a press statement that it is working closely with the dealers to ensure that the recall process remains smooth and hassle-free for the customers.

The Yamaha Fazer 25 and FZ25 share the same powertrain as both these machines come fitted with a 249cc, oil-cooled engine mated to a five-speed transmission. The fuel injected mill is good for churning out respective power and torque outputs of 20.6 hp and 20 Nm. Both these motorcycles come fitted with an LED headlamp and tail lamp.

The braking power to the Yamaha Fazer 25 and FZ25 comes from a 282mm disc brake up front along with a 220mm disc at the rear. An ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) is not being offered even as an option. The suspension system comprises of conventional telescopic forks up front along with a monoshock at the rear.

In case you want to know if your motorcycle is a part of the precautionary recall or not, visit or contact your nearest Yamaha dealership.

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