Honda & Acura: Oops, sorry, wrong,,,hotline

Talk about speaking literately… Im referring to a toll-free number listed in more than a million Honda and Acura owner's manual printed between August 2005 and July 2006 that was intended to direct them to a government hotline for matters of highway safety. But a typing mistake (instead of 880, they wrote 800…) directed owners to a real hotline where a female voice urged them to call 1-800-918-TALK for "just 99 cents per minute"

Honda sent a letter last week to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, saying that they'll send postcards to dealers and owners in August with the correct NHTSA hotline information -1-888-327-4236- along with instructions to insert the card into the proper section of the manual. via: Windingroad

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