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Japan's Honda to recall 640,000 cars globally

TOKYO, June 30 (Reuters) - Japan's third-biggest auto maker, Honda Motor Co , said on Wednesday it plans a recall of some 640,000 vehicles worldwide due to suspected defects with transmission and fuel pump systems.

The recall will cost an estimated 8.1 billion yen ($74.84 million).

Of the total, Honda said it will recall about 500,000 Accord, Acura TL and Acura CL models in the United States, while recalling 38,000 in Canada.

Honda will also recall some 68,000 units of five models including Odyssey minivans in Japan, and some 11,000 elsewhere in Asia.

The rest of the recalls will be in the Middle East and Mexico. ($1=108.22 Yen)