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  1. Problems & Issues
    Long story short - my engine has seized and I am in need a of a new or used engine/ replacement. I've gotten several quotes online already, but I am just wondering who has had a good experience and with which reputable companies/websites? Remanufactured vs. used? I'm hoping to get the best...
  2. Problems & Issues
    Hi! I bought a 2004 Honda Element 2 months ago. It has over 230,000 miles on it(buying a new engine in the future) when I first bought it , it wouldn’t go over 70 mph then hit limp mode(learned all this from this lovely site!) I have relplaced:alternator, serpentine belt, rocker arm actuator...
  3. Problems & Issues
    Hello 👋 my dear E-fans! I need your help 🆘 I have an Element SC 2007, bought new in 2008. 116,000 miles always. Dealer serviced For the last 3 months, in and out of mechanic, at 3000 RPM looses acceleration and power. The VSA, engine, and triangle with exclamation mark lights come on when this...
  4. Problems & Issues
    My 2004 EX Element with 244,xxx miles started having this issue yesterday. I parked at a park (and shut the car off and got out to walk around..) and made a call, and went back to start my car and this happened: It didn't start, as if I had only turned the key to accessory, which I don't think...
  5. Problems & Issues
    Hi Everyone, This is my first post on the forum. I'm considering purchasing this 2008 Honda Element, but I'm concerned about the Ticking sound the engine is making. Is this normal for Elements, or could this be a major problem with the engine? The car has about 98,000 miles on it. Any opinions...
  6. Shoppin' and Test Drivin'
    Hey All, looking at an east coast 2011 Honda Element EX. Took it for a test drive today and as expected is felt great. I am a bit concerned about the rust on the engine though. So I am wondering what you all think. Is this too much rust? Thanks, hopeful owner
  7. Problems & Issues
    05 Honda Element with 180k miles I am replacing out my engine (car overheated, have water in cylinders). I am getting a JDM engine from and engine shop that they claim has less than 50k miles on it with 60 day warranty. Engine cost is $600 dollars. I found a local mechanic that can change out...
  8. Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone, I just bought an '04, AWD, auto, y-package Element with 299km on it. While bringing it home, there was what sounded like a shudder in the engine while driving, almost like it wanted to stall. Please help! What could this be? And how do I fix it myself before it's really bad...
  9. Maintenance and Service
    Hi hope everyone is doing well in these times. I have a 2006 LX that I've decided to try to replace the front motor mount myself (as suggested by PPI). Looks easy enough, just jack the engine up, take out 3 flange bolts, and replace mount. My question is: should I/would you recommend also...
  10. Under The Hood / Performance
    Today after a compression test I found that my 04 Element has a bent valve on cylinder 2, and the head is damaged as well. This means it’s time to get a new engine. the Element uses a K24A4 engine, however is it possible to swap to the K24A2 or something else with a little more power without a...
  11. Problems & Issues
    Hello. I ask for help, on my Element exactly the same sound when resetting the accelerator pedal. The timing chain is marked and not stretched, the tensioners are in order. I’ve been driving this way for two years now. Element 2003 automatic transmission. on the video Honda Accord, but the...
  12. Problems & Issues
    Hello, everyone, I have a question that I'm not really sure how to start troubleshooting. everything I've googled hasn't really helped My Element is a 2007 automatic transmission all-wheel drive I in Richmond Va, and earlier this year I had a transmission fluid leak that I was unaware of and on...
  13. Under The Hood / Performance
    So i'm doing a V6 swap on my Element, and as i'm refreshing the engine that is going in i'd love to be able to mount it up before installing it in the car. I've been thinking about creating an engine stand from a used engine cradle so I can test fit the engine and transmission but i'm wondering...
  14. Problems & Issues
    Hi guys!. First, I love Elements, but here in Mexico are very very uncommon, so finding one is very hard, besides that, I have its little brother, an 02 CRV. And I have a problem I want to get fixed, or at least, getting to know the cause, and being aware that Elements and CRVs share a lot of...
  15. Problems & Issues
    04 manual element. On cold starts, below 40 degrees F outside. the engine has a whine that fades in and out for about 30 seconds. I have a new belt, replaced the alternator and tensioner a few years ago, and just replaced the O ring in the power steering hose. I cant find a posted noise that...
  16. Problems & Issues
    Hey guys, I'm having an issue with my 2008 Honda Element SC. There is a knock coming from the back of the engine. It occurs mostly on a hard acceleration, going up hill and using the D2. There are no lights on in the dash. Please help.
  17. Problems & Issues
    These are two separate but possibly related issues. 2011 EX 4WD Auto 77K Issue 1 3 months Under normal acceleration, before shifting into what I believe to be third gear, the car will make two brief (half second), successive grinding sounds. It does not do this consistently and I cannot...
  18. Problems & Issues
    Hi Everyone, I have an '04 Element automatic 2WD with 211,000+ miles on the odo. Today, I replaced all of the mounts (3 engine, 1 transmission). That was necessary, as the rubber in the front mount and transmission mount were both cracked and I was getting a nasty vibration. While I was...
  19. Maintenance and Service
    Hey all, I bought my 2003 auto E in March of this year with 164k, and have put roughly 6k miles on it. Ever since I bought it, if I floor it or go even close to flooring it, I can hear what I describe as a "psshh" sound mixed with a turbo whistle whenever my gears change, and was wondering if...
  20. Problems & Issues
    Whenever I drive on the highway on my E, I hear this whistling noise coming from somewhere (I think it is the windshield) but not too sure. Any ideas on this?
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