Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Gixxer SF 250 engine malfunction, company announces recall


Two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki has recalled the Gixxer 250 and Gixxer SF 250 in India. According to the company, the reason for the recall of these bikes has been stated in the engine. According to the voluntary vehicle recall notice issued by the company on the website of the Society of India Automobile Manufacturers Association (SIAM), Suzuki Motorcycle India has issued a will recall of 199 units of two Gixxer bikes on the issue of engine vibration.

The owners of these bikes will be notified in person. Who will have to take their bike to the nearest Suzuki dealership? Where it will be inspected and defect-free. For information, the bikes of Suzuki Gixxer 250 and Gixxer SF 250 have been recalled, which are produced between 12 August 2019 and 21 March 2021.

The recall has been issued due to excessive vibration in the engine of these Suzuki bikes, which is a result of improper positioning of the balancer drive gear. Suzuki Motorcycle India reported that the issue was referred to a supervisor. Which failed to use the template to mark the matching position for the balancer drive gear. As a result, the position of the balancer drive gear was changed, causing excessive vibration. In India, these bikes compete with the Bajaj Dominar 250 (Yamaha FZ 25) and the Bajaj Dominar 250.

However, this issue does not affect the functioning of the bike. Both the Suzuki Gixxer 250 as well as the Gixxer SF 250 are equipped with a 249 cc single-cylinder oil-cooled engine. This engine generates a maximum power output of 26 bhp at 9,300 rpm and a peak torque of 22 Nm at 7,300. With this engine, the company offers the option of a six-speed gearbox.