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  1. Smoke After Long Idle

    Problems & Issues
    Hey there! I am a huge fan of the forum, and definitely a long time lurker. However, the time has come to ask upon the collective expertise of the forum members. I have searched for quite some time now regarding this issue and I am really at a loss for an answer. My 2005 EX will spit out a...
  2. What does Oil Life 100% mean?

    Interior
    This appears when cycling through Trip A, Trip B, ect., what does Oil Life 100% mean? 2008 Element LX Thanks in advance... Bob
  3. Front Crank Seal Leak (Cost)

    Maintenance and Service
    I've looked and looked at forums and can't seem to find out the going rate for a crank seal job...Yes before you ask, it is leaking from the crank :) Please post actual figures not just guesses and location in US...Thanks in advance
  4. New Engine? '04

    Problems & Issues
    I have an '04 Element, i think it is the EX. I've had a few issues with the oil leaking and unfortunately when I took it in for an oil change a few months ago they refused to even do it because the engine was tapping so badly and there was under a quart of oil in there. Since then I've tried...
  5. Sudden loss of power under acceleration?

    Problems & Issues
    I accidentally let my 03 Honda Element get very low on oil (still on the stick, and no oil light on, but pretty low). The car started acting weird: once the engine warms up, if I try to accelerate hard, it won't respond, it just slows down. Even if I accelerate slowly, it will only let me get...
  6. Preventive Action

    Maintenance and Service
    We have excellent threads on maintenance issues. And, we have lots of threads on this problem or that. How about a preventive action thread for emerging failure trends. The nice thing here being I don't see that many of these trends on our tusty E's overall. (This is different from already...
  7. Oil change interval (not including break-in), 2007-up

    Maintenance and Service
    I too was going to wait until 10k ...but... I bought my E at the end of the year. Since the vehicle only had 14 miles on it at the time of purchse, that means it sat without moving for a year. What do you guys think?
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