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Honda recalls 400,000 vehicles in US

Honda recalls 400,000 vehicles in US

Honda has recalled nearly 400,000 vehicles because of a defect that could lead cars to roll away when parked.

Washington: Honda has recalled nearly 400,000 vehicles in the US because of a defect that could lead cars to roll away when parked, the Japanese manufacturer said Monday.

The safety recall was related to a defect in the ignition mechanism. Honda in a statement reported "several complaints about such failures" and "a small number of related incidents, including one that resulted in a minor injury."

Honda was recalling 197,000 'Accord' and 117,000 'Civic' models from 2003, as well as 69,000 Element models from 2003-04.

first published:August 10, 2010, 10:37 IST