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NEW YORK (CBSMiami/AP) – Drivers of 2015 Crosstours should take note as Honda has called thousands of vehicles due to a faulty side air bag made by Takata.

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The side air bag, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, may not inflate properly because of a problem with its inflator tube.

Crosstour owners will receive a letter in the mail asking them to take their car to a Honda dealer and have the side air bags replaced free of charge.

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Takata Corp., the Japanese air bag maker, is at the center of massive recalls around the world. Several automakers have recalled vehicles with air bags made Takata because they can explode and send shards flying at drivers and passengers. Takata declined to comment Wednesday.

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