American Honda Motor Co. Inc. will provide extended warranties on about 1.2 million Honda and Acura models with automatic transmissions because of possible problems of premature wear or failure. The new extended warranty will be for seven years or 100,000 miles (160,930 km) and covers the ’00-’01 Honda Accord, Odyssey and Prelude; ’00-’02 and some ’03 Acura 3.2 TL models; and ’01-’02 and some ’03 Acura 3.2 CL models. Honda says only 2% of the above vehicles have had transmission problems ...

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