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  1. Whining whirring noise, and hard accelerate slows down.

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2003 Element, and at the end of Sept I took it in to the dealership for battery issues. I wasn't having any other issues, but they found multiple other issues, which I had them fix. Since I got the car back (it's been 23 days) my husband and I have been hearing a low whining/whirring...
  2. Engine whine on cold start fades in and out

    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...
  3. Possible power steering issue?

    Maintenance and Service
    I have a 2007 EX with about 115k miles on it. This morning on the way to work I pull onto the highway and the following all happens at once: - The battery warning light came on - The vehicle became very difficult to steer - There was a loud squealing under the hood Was very scary because I was...
  4. Power Steering went out

    Problems & Issues
    I pulled in to a parking lot yesterday and as I approached the parking space, my battery light came on and the power steering stopped working. I pulled forward, reversed back, pulled forward, reversed back, and then pulled forward again. At the last pull forward, the car physically shook and...