|11-26-2012, 10:34 PM||#1|
EOC Rank: Hydrogen
2006 4WD EX AT
Neutron Blue Metallic (NBM)
Join Date: Nov 2012
06 element stalls when put into Drive when Cold
I have an 06 Element that stalls out when the engine is cold.. It's fine when Idling.. and will drive fine once warm.. but if the engine is cold and I put it into Drive it will die.. If I get the car moving it is fine.. but as soon as I get to a stop sign and slow down it will kill. Just got new spark plugs.. and no codes are showing up.
I am seeing similar problems all over the net but no solutions..
one notable thing is I did have a new transmission put in within the last year.. thinking that may have something to do with it.
Has anyone had this problem? can anyone help?
|11-27-2012, 10:08 AM||#2|
EOC Rank: Oxygen
2007 4WD EX 5AT
Galaxy Gray Metallic (GG)
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Chicago, IL
How many miles do you have on your Element?
I think your best bet would be to get the valve clearances checked and adjusted. Here are a couple threads that might help:
You should be able to do it yourself if inclined, these instructions will help:
|11-28-2012, 10:51 PM||#3|
2007 4WD EX MT
Tango Red Pearl (TRP)
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Snow is slowly moving down the mountains.
Mods so far - Thule rack, K&N, leather shift knob and boots, fogs, tinted tails, HIDs and LEDs, G-bags, Ridgie remote key, pass PDL switch, WT visors, MTF.....
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