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  1. Diagnosing no-start/ mysterious symptoms

    Under The Hood / Performance
    I thought I'd post this because I've scoured the 'net for help figuring out my problem. Now that I've figured it out, thought it might help someone else who finds themself in a similar situation. *** I'm writing this to get to my 'lessons learned': at the bottom of the post: read down!*** A...
  2. Temperature and Misfire

    Maintenance and Service
    Hello everyone! I live in Buffalo and recently the temperature has dropped and stayed around or below freezing. About two days ago it dropped to about 25-30F and the next day my car had a misfire on cylinders 1 and 2. I was wondering if this could be related to the temperature. The engine is...
  3. Rough Cold Start (No CHECK ENGINE LIGHT)

    Problems & Issues
    Hi, I have an 06 E and over the past 6 months i've noticed a moderately rough idle at start when I fist start her. it lasts about 3-5 minutes, is worst if the AC compressor is on, and in those first few moments if I get up to speed and then brake to a stop or near stop sometimes it will stall...
  4. Bad Ignition Coils, Misfire, Check Engine Light

    Problems & Issues
    I have a 2006 element with about 90K miles. About a month ago the engine light came on during my daily commute (highway speeds) and the car shuddered and seems to jerk if I got up to around 55 mph or so. I limped back home and my local mechanic diagnosed it as a bad cam regulator solenoid (I...
  5. 2004 Element Stalling

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, any help would be greatly appreciated. I have been searching for a long time on this forum and the internet itself and I cannot find the answer. I have seen similar problems on here but the poster never came back to say if they found what the problem was and the fix. Also, everything is...