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  1. Does Watson have bigger problems than I can handle?

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all! Long time lurker, first time poster. Have utilized a lot of the helpful tips and forum posts here to troubleshoot problems I've encountered with my Element, but I'm feeling pretty disheartened about all of the repairs that have been needed since purchasing the vehicle a year and a...
  2. How to replace rear lower control arm?

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    Hi! I already searched about how to replace the rear lower control arm on a 2004 Honda Element here, and on the great Google and YouTube and couldn't find anything as to the steps to do it, so I was hoping I could get some further guidance here. I actually just need to replace the bushings but...
  3. Control Arm just broke, no impact

    Problems & Issues
    I had my 2003 Element in for a 4 wheel alignment 2 weeks ago. 96K miles on the car. There were no recommendations for additional work needed on the work order. 2 days ago as my wife was pulling out of a parking lot, the left front of the car just dropped. The wheel was about a foot forward and...
  4. Compliance bushing

    Maintenance and Service
    I took my element in for an oil change at a dealership, they told me that my compliance bushings were torn. I'm going on a long road trip in a couple weeks from AZ to WI and back. Is this something I need to get fixed before my trip? or will I be alright? The tech quoted me $546 for this...