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  1. Problems & Issues
    Hey all, today while driving my battery light came on. Problems: All electrical components have barley enough power to work. Such as window wipers, radio, headlights, etc. When at stop lights (manual transmission) the RPMs fluctuate between 800-1000 RPMs. Pros: I replaced the battery...
  2. Problems & Issues
    I have a 2003 E EX that I bought used about 6 months ago at 136k miles. About a month into driving it, cruising down the highway, the check engine light turned on. A friend said that I should tighten the gas cap. I did and it stayed on. I took it into the local JiffyLube a couple days later and...
  3. Problems & Issues
    I went to start my car and upon turning the key I heard fluttery clicking and the engine slowly cranking, and then nothing. Failed start. A couple more tries later and I get nothing, no crank, no fluttery clicking, just dark. I tried a jumpstart, still nothing. My lights, or anything...
  4. Problems & Issues
    New here and new to forums overall, I have been looking for a thread that talks about this and can’t find one so I’m throwing this out there. I have an 03 element with 180k on it that I just love, I have been putting a lot of money into trying to keep but I’m at a road block. in the last...
  5. Problems & Issues
    I just replaced the battery and alternator (both under store warranty) but this problem of cycling charge continues... The actual problem is that the vehicle (05 E 4wd with ABS and Subwoof.. I think LX?) only charges the battery for a few seconds, then stops charging and all power comes from the...
  6. Problems & Issues
    Issue is that the battery light flickers on and the headlights dim while driving. Have already changed the ELD Battery is newer and should be good Voltage turned off is ~12.4 Voltage with car on with nothing going is ~14.5 Voltage with car on and things running is still ~14.3 But.... If I...
  7. Problems & Issues
    TL;DR version: My battery light is still coming on despite replacing the battery and alternator. Help? Two weeks ago, the battery light on my 2005 Element came on. I had it tested at my local Autozone and they deemed that the alternator was going on it. Foolishly, I drove it to work the next...
  8. Problems & Issues
    I had the alternator replaced about 2 months ago in my Honda Element DX 2003. Today when getting an oil change, the mechanic told me the alternator pulley had some damage on its edge and appears to be digging into the belt. He recommended replacing the alternator pulley and the belt. How could...
  9. Maintenance and Service
    So two nights ago my battery light came on and flickered intermittently and then went away. The next morning the car started fine and the battery light came on after about ten minutes of driving. I had the battery checked and it said it needed a charge. That afternoon I stopped by a different...
  10. Problems & Issues
    My wives car has been having issues. It has had a battery, new starter, and 3 new alternators in the past 4 months. The mechanic is at a loss and keeps sending me to the dealer. Here is what is happening. And only every now and then. When it is warm outside and the accessories are being...
  11. Problems & Issues
    E has been sluggish to start several times over the last month. My battery guy kept saying it's because of the stereo amp I have with his battery. Of course, I've had that system in there for years with a single battery (not his) that worked well. He recommended charging the battery and then...
  12. Problems & Issues
    Hey members, I'm dealing with an electrical issue right now. Battery is good, less than 6 months old, alternator is good, both tested. However, battery light keeps coming on, and it seems as though the battery is getting drained. My mechanic tightened all the wiring connections, light went out...
  13. Mobile Electronics
    What is the largest/most powerful subs and amp that can be placed in the E without damaging the battery or alternator?
  14. Problems & Issues
    A Honda certified mechanic just replaced my alternator and told me I should get a new battery. A few weeks prior, I was listening to my aftermarket stereo and killed my battery, jumpstarted it, and got it home. a week or so after that, my car wouldn't start. I jumped it off another battery and...
  15. Problems & Issues
    I've got a 2004 E that keeps dying on me. I've put a new Battery, Alternator, and a New Electronic Load Sensor. I have 12+ volts in the battery with out running. Sometimes Running it will jump to 13.6 or 13.8 other times it will drop to 8 or 9 while running. The engine Light is on with a code...
  16. Problems & Issues
    So I have a 2006 Element awd automatic. The car was really sluggishwhen starting,it was barely turning over, seemed like battery was shot. I took it to a mechanic, he tells me the starter is bad. So I get estimates from Dealer $900 and a local reputable mechanic,$600. Im too cheap and I end...
  17. Maintenance and Service
    2006 Element 2WD Can a bad electronic load detector cause the alternator to not charge at all? Alternator has been replaced. Old alternator tested good? Battery tested good All fuses look good I have a .2 voltage drop between battery and alternator when car is running. No drop when car is...
  18. Trading Post
    I've got a Stinger SPV35 yellowtop battery. I've used it for about 2 years. Its been a great little battery, 0 problems. Only reason I'm getting rid of it is cause I upgraded to a group 31 battery. I'm looking to get 50 plus shipping. I think I can get it in a usps flat rate box for 10 or...
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