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Honda recall: Doors won't stay closed on CR-Vs, Acuras

Honda recall affects 321,000 small SUVs and cars worldwide. CR-Vs from 2012 and Acura ILXs from 2013 make up the Honda recall.

By Associated Press / July 23, 2012

The Honda 2012 CRV is unveiled at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles in this November file photograph. A Honda recall involves 321,453 CR-V SUVs and Acura ILX sedans worldwide to replace faulty door locks. No accidents or injuries have been reported, a Honda spokesman said.

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Honda is recalling more than 321,000 small SUVs and cars across the globe Thursday because the doors may not close.

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The recall affects 314,000 CR-V small SUVs from the 2012 model year and about 7,300 Acura ILX small luxury cars from the 2013 model year.

Honda says that if the inside driver or passenger door handles are used at the same time as the power or manual door locks, the inner door latch may not work. This means a door may not latch, or it could latch and open when the locks are used.

The company says no crashes or injuries have been reported because of the problem.

The Honda recall includes 166,600 CR-Vs and more than 6,200 ILXs in the U.S.

Honda says dealers will inspect the cars and fix them if needed. Owners should get letters from the company starting in mid-August.

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