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  1. Windshield Wiper Fuse Keeps Blowing

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a 2009 EX and as of Monday my front windshield wiper fuse keeps blowing and I am unable to use them. When I first encountered the problem, I noticed that the rear wipers and fluid still worked, but neither the front wipers or fluid would activate. I assumed this was a blown fuse and...
  2. Need help - solenoid attachment

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hey guys, I have set up a dual battery system, I have it all set except one thing. I need a place to attach the solenoid's wire - the one that tells it when the ignition is on or off. Which fuse can I attach this to, or which wire, I haven't had any luck figuring this out or finding info on it...
  3. MT stalls upon hard braking

    Problems & Issues
    Hi all! I can't believe I've been a member on this forum for 13 YEARS now??! Yikes. I'm old. You guys have done a lot in here in the past... oh... 8 years since I last logged on. ;-) Anyways, a problem with my E has brought me back to the community searching for answers. My MT '05 EX AWD will...
  4. 03 Element Key stuck ignition but starts runs fine

    Problems & Issues
    I have read all through the many posts on key issues. I cannot find one with my exact problem. The key is stuck in ignition but my E starts and runs great. I have tried all of the suggested methods to get the key out. What am I up against? I have replaced my door lock so I am not inept by any...
  5. Key Moving from ON to ACCESSORY with Little Force

    Problems & Issues
    I was pulling into my driveway the other day and ever so gently bumped or snagged on the ignition key while turning the wheel, my E went from up and running to all systems down in a flash. It took me a moment to realize what had happened, but turns out the ignition key was flicked backward from...
  6. Element wont turn off....

    Problems & Issues
    Pulled into the campground today, turned the keys and pulled them out.... element still going. Noticed the triangle with exclamation mark light come on as well... Left said campsite to nearest city, got a hotel. While my wife was in getting the booking sorted, I stayed and played with the...
  7. Key Won't Turn in Ignition

    Problems & Issues
    My 2003 Honda Element is currently in a parking garage ($$$!) and the key will not turn in the ignition. I have: tried all three keys (2 black, 1 grey) turned the steering wheel lubricated the lock pressed brake pedal before trying to turn key can not shift to neutral; it's also inoperable...
  8. starter problems

    Problems & Issues
    Hey new to this site but I like what I have seen so far. so my problem is about 5 months ago my E started to have problems with what seemed to be a dead battery so I would jump it and it would start then one day I went to start it and nothing I tried to jump it and no go so I repleaced the...
  9. Starter Relay Buzz?

    Problems & Issues
    Wondering if anyone has or had this problem? My '04 Element has developed a "buzzing" sound behind the gas guage cluster quite often when I attempting to start the vehicle. When this happens the starter does not engage and the Element will not start. I release the key and try again and...
  10. ACC Power and Continuous Power in Rear Cargo Area

    Mobile Electronics
    I have an application that requires continuous power and ignition sense in the rear of my Element. I know I can use the 12v port in the rear for ignition sense. And I know I can mod the 12v port in the rear for continuous power. But I need both. :-) I'm trying to avoid running additional...
  11. Ignition disable problem?

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2003 Element EX AWD with a factory anti-theft system. I have what I think is an intermittent ignition disabler problem. Sometimes it won't start, no chimes, radio plays but is not backlit, gauges not working. When the key is pulled out there is flashing of instrument panel lights and a...
  12. Ignition problem & buzz sound

    Problems & Issues
    Hello all, this is my first post, great site here!! My 03 E does not start on the first try, sometimes 200 tries later it works. I turn the key to start and hear a buzzing noise from around the steering wheel area. It does it every time I turn the key to III. I'll get a BZZ..BZZ...BZZ until...
  13. 2003 / 2004 recall

    Recalls, TSB's and Notices
    A recall will begin on automatic transmission equipped 2003 /2004 models beginning in mid to late September. Possible worn ignition lock components that could allow the key to be removed without the vehicle being in park. Make sure your vehicle is in park before you remove the key from the...
  14. Sluggish ignition/E won't start

    Problems & Issues
    My E is often very sluggish when I start it up. Every couple of weeks it won't start at all. It sounds like the battery is low and can't quite crank over. I can wait a couple minutes, try it again and then it'll start up fine. I had a mechanic check it out and they told me that it was the...
  15. 03 steering wheel locked up and key won't turn

    Maintenance and Service
    since Friday, I have not been able to turn my ignition key or unlock the steering wheel. i have already- used graphite lubes and sprays canned air to try and clean out dirt tried every push and pull on the steering wheel to unlock it put it in neutral and rocked it back and forth while trying...
  16. Cylinder Misfire

    Problems & Issues
    Good Day! Well, Rainy day here in Las Vegas, but Anyhow... Check engine light came on in my 03 Element, took it to Autozone to find out why. Code came back as: Cylinder number 1 misfire with possible causes: 1. Vaccum leak affecting one cylinder 2. Ignition...
  17. My E Just Died

    Problems & Issues
    I'm sorry if this has been posted before, I truly couldn't find it. PROBLEM: I drove 2 hours Sunday to visit a friend. Ten minutes after getting there, I went to move my car. The car would not start and my alarm was going off, sparatically. I eventually took my battery to a local store and...
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