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Re: Honda Owner Manual Lists Talk Line

3z3k3l (
6 Aug 2006 05:32:26 -0700

Oops! LOL!

That should go over well, maybe they will think it tech support!

Monty Solomon wrote:

> WASHINGTON, Jul 31, 2006 (AP Online via COMTEX News Network) --

> A toll-free number listed in more than a million Honda owners'
> manuals was supposed to direct callers to a government hotline - not
> to another number where the conversation is probably about anything
> but auto safety.

> Honda Motor Co. said it incorrectly published an 800 prefix, rather
> than an 888, on a toll-free vehicle safety telephone number in 1.2
> million manuals for 2006 model year Honda and Acura vehicles and Honda
> motorcycles.

> Owners who dial the 800 prefix hear a recorded message in which a
> woman's voice, speaking over a funky beat, urges them to call
> 1-800-918-TALK for "just 99 cents per minute."

> -

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