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  1. 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...
  2. 09 with a 5th gear transmission shudder!

    Problems & Issues
    So I have an 09 Ex AWD with the 5spd auto and 78k on the clock. What happens is if I maintain speed around 35-45mph (most of the time) there is a shudder when it shifts to 5th after cruising for a bit. Hot or cold. My RPMs are around 1250-1400 at that point. If I feather the throttle slightly it...
  3. New radio Install wreaks havoc on electrical system

    Problems & Issues
    So, my factory radio had to be replaced. I can't get that to work, even though it should be working (wiring seems to be solid). the problem has grown to several electrical problems. I replaced two blown fuses, on on the radio power, and one on the rear accessory adapter (which was already...
  4. Help! "Clunk" Noise when braking

    Problems & Issues
    Problem: I recently put 40 series tires on my SC, its been about 2 weeks.. Now when I apply the brakes, I hear a "clunk" noise on the drivers side tire. It sounds like a tie rod, balljoint, or some sort of suspension bushing that is loose. Does anyone know if the tire differences would effect...
  5. OEM glass breakage false alarm

    Mobile Electronics
    I have a 2003 dealer installed alarm that has recently begun to act up. Twice now it has gone off for no visible reason. The first time it was sitting in the sun and it was about 90 degrees out. The second time it was parked in my garage (and yes, the doors locked and alarm set, force of...
  6. Engine stutters at 2700RPM

    Problems & Issues
    I have on '03 Element EX with 98,000 miles. Last fall, it started exhibiting a strange behavior that went away after a week and hasn't occurred again until last week. Now it's happening all the time and I need to fix it. I just wonder if any of you have any idea what might be happening...
  7. Engine accelerates itself!

    Problems & Issues
    Hey everyone. I'm new to this forum and this club, but I have had my E for over 2 years now. It's a 2004 EX 4WD 5sp. Just recently (last night until now), My engine will begin revving uncontrollably up to about 4000 RPM. This only happens when I pop it in to neutral, even after very short...
  8. AUX input stopped working, dim dislay, can't switch to aux mode

    Problems & Issues
    My aux input seems to have stopped working. Yesterday I plugged a new ipod into the aux jack and the stereo automatically switched to aux mode and started playing music no problem. Today when I insert the cable into the jack the display dims and nothing else happens. It doesn't make any...
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