Classic Motorworks, USA has issued a recall for a number of unit construction 2009 Royal Enfield Bullets for a problem with galling on the clutch shaft. Please read below for further details.
Manufacturer: Classic Motorworks Limited, USA
2009 Royal Enfield Bullet Electra E-5 EFI
2009 Royal Enfield Bullet G5 Classic EFI
2009 Royal Enfield Bullet G5 Deluxe EFI
2009 Royal Enfield Bullet G5 Military EFI
NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V235000
Potential Units Affected: 196
Problem: 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. This could result in a crash that could cause injury or death to the rider.
Corrective Action: 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.