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  1. 2008 Transmission slipping from first to second

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2008 Honda Element and I bought it with 56K miles. I now have 89K miles and I am just starting to notice slippage from first to second gear. I checked the trans. fluid and it was low, don't know why. Could it be leaking? Is this a problem with Honda Elements. I bought it for the...
  2. What is the best Manual Transmission Fluid to use?

    Maintenance and Service
    I am changing my Tranny today in my 03 element. I haven't had any problems with it, and want to keep it that way. So what is the the best MTF? I have seen post for Honda, Mobil 1, Redline, Amzoil and plain old 10w40? Which on should I use? Thanks
  3. Rear washer shoots jets not spray

    Problems & Issues
    Did not find this issue through a search... When I used my rear washer I noticed that it shot out 2 powerful streams. I was surprised because I was expecting a spray similar to the front washers. Is this normal, or do I have defective nozzles? The streams do not cover the window like a...
  4. Brake bleed, anyone?

    Under The Hood / Performance
    I have heard that it is reccomended to change out the brake fluid every 2 years regardless of milage because of moisture that can corrode the system especially ABS braking systems. I heard 2 ways people do it, bleeding the system to get rid of the old or just using a turkey baster type thing to...
  5. Washer fluid pump failure, front & back

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, My 2003 Element EX front washer fluid pump has failed three times in the past two and half years. There was no problem with the rear pump. Has anyone faced similar problem? Eventhough he dealer has replaced the pump free of charge, I still feel frustated. Any input or feedback is...
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