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Honda Recalling Over 200,000 Vehicles for Shift Interlock Problems

Latest in an ongoing series of safety issues for maker.

by on Apr.18, 2013

The new Acura flagship, the RDX sedan, is one of the vehicles covered by the latest recall.

Already hammered by a series of recalls that have so far involved well over a million vehicles since the beginning of the year, Honda has added another 200,000 sedans, crossovers and minivans to the list, the newest recall involving problems with the maker’s shift-interlock system.

The new recall comes as a particular embarrassment for the maker’s luxury drivision, affecting the recently launched Acura RDX, which was intended to put a high-tech halo around the brand.

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About 17,500 of the 2013 Acura RDX sedans are covered by the recall, along with 128,000 Honda CR-Vs and 59,000 Odyssey minivans, the latter two models sold during the 2012 and 2013 model-year.