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i'm not sure where i read it, i think it might've actually been on the forums, but i remember reading that on the legend coupes there is a feature that if the door is ajar and not closed all the way there is a mechanism that just sucks the door shut? is this true? if it is then oh my, what a feature. i want a 95 LS coupe man...
 

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Yea, it's true... mostly. The door has to be in the frame and locking mechanism has to be touching one another. With about a pound of pressure applied it'll do it.
 

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Yes, it is true. I think it's a feature on the 94-95 Coupes only
 

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Because the longer and heavier doors of a coupe, cause them to be ajar more often, it has to be very close for it to get sucked in...
 

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Actually, I don't have any trouble with the door ajaring. Yes, I did test it when my battery was dead and there was no power, and the door closes noramally like any other door. However Honda/Acura probably just added that feature in just in case. The Sedans door is light enough where it wasn't needed, and thus not worth the extra cost.
 

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I am hiding under the desk while writing this since I expect heavy objects will be thrown at me, but I think the feature is pretty useless. most people still tend to slam the bejesus out of my poor doors. I mean the door has to be pretty close to being closed for the thing to kick in... so what's the point?
 

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Tushka said:
I am hiding under the desk while writing this since I expect heavy objects will be thrown at me, but I think the feature is pretty useless. most people still tend to slam the bejesus out of my poor doors. I mean the door has to be pretty close to being closed for the thing to kick in... so what's the point?
.::throws catcher's glove::.
It's cool, I agree with you. My skin crawls every time someone gets out of my car because they slam it. My girlfriend has gotten to be quite good about it though so I'm going to have to keep her around. She's generally the only other passenger I have so no one else has to be trained really.
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Tushka said:
I am hiding under the desk while writing this since I expect heavy objects will be thrown at me, but I think the feature is pretty useless. most people still tend to slam the bejesus out of my poor doors. I mean the door has to be pretty close to being closed for the thing to kick in... so what's the point?
True, but isn't that the beauty of a luxury car? Having stuff you don't need :) For me, I hardly ever roll down the rear windows on my Coupe, nor do I open the moonroof. I almost never use the heated seats or heated side mirrors since I live in sunny Hawaii but, I wouldn't have it any other way :D
 

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True, but isn't that the beauty of a luxury car? Having stuff you don't need :) For me, I hardly ever roll down the rear windows on my Coupe, nor do I open the moonroof. I almost never use the heated seats or heated side mirrors since I live in sunny Hawaii but, I wouldn't have it any other way :D
I'm with you Chris, living in Hawaii you don't usualy get the chance to use the heated mirrors bit I have used them out here when I have to go to work at 4:00AM and it is foged up from the humidity(sp?)
 

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ChrisK said:


True, but isn't that the beauty of a luxury car? Having stuff you don't need :) For me, I hardly ever roll down the rear windows on my Coupe, nor do I open the moonroof. I almost never use the heated seats or heated side mirrors since
I use my rear windows all the time just because I want to show them off. :D THEY ROCK! I've used my heated mirrors more times than I care to recount from leaving friends' houses at the wee hours in the morning and everything being fogged. Damned southern humidity. It plays a trick on you again in the winter with the humidity freezing you to your bones, no matter how much clothes you have on. God bless those seat warmers. :) I'll admit, right about now though I hate my leather.
 

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94legendsedan said:
on the legend coupes there is a feature that if the door is ajar and not closed all the way there is a mechanism that just sucks the door shut? is this true?

I believe that main reason for the power door closer is that coupes typically suffer from wind noise. The closer pulls the door in slightly making a better seal. The HELM states: "The system closes the door tighter, yet makes opening and closing the door easier."
 

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WhiteLegend said:
Yes, it is true. I think it's a feature on the 94-95 Coupes only
all coupes 91-95

And I think it is a cool feature...I don't have a problem with people slamming my doors...1) there is a small sign where the lever is saying
"Power Assisted Doors
PLEASE DO NOT SLAM!"

It looks official, not cheesy...and its effective
2) I tell them ONCE...do not slam. For the most part, the only other person riding in my coupe are people that know better or my lady

In tight spaces all you have to do is push on it with 1 FINGER....and we all have done it....close the door, but not enough so you have to unlock it and push it again...hahaha, not on the coupe. Now, I wish my sedan had it, because I DO have to do that (since I am used to driving my coupe).

Also, keep in mind, BIG BODY Benzes and Bimmers have this feature too.
 

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I was going to say the same about the big body Benz's and some Bemers having this feature, I wouldn't consider their doors being much heavier than the Legend's, but again they will put any and everything on their cars regardless of price.

The whole door slamming thing, boy do I hate it, I even find my self (with those who cant seem to understand that they aren't the doors to a safe) putting my hand out quick to catch the door before it shuts then closing it myself. /Sister inlaw/children, cuzins, nehpews, nieces etc./ owners of old school cars. I really think that thats the reason why the door seals on my doors are worn out. Yes that door feature is cool and I wouldn't mind having it too but I think that if I did It would probably be broken by now on all doors except the drivers.
 
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