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  1. Problems & Issues
    2007 Element, took the key out and engine still running. Started smoking out of the alternator side, found a melted ground contact. Now the car won't start. Alternator seems okay. Battery has good voltage but when you connect both cables, no voltage is read. No visible fuse damage. Ignition...
  2. General Honda Element Discussion
    So My car has been having some issues with starting for a while now. But usually will start after a few tries. This week it dropped pretty cold in Cleveland and I work early. Usually leaving no later than 6. Day one I couldn’t get it figured out. I replaced the battery and the starter. Day 2 it...
  3. Trading Post
    E Community, I am offering the following: Denso Starter / 1 month old Remanufactured $220 New Alternator / Factory Sealed Denso Remanufactored $150 General Grabber set Mounted / 24 K miles use AT2 Radial Tire 225/75R16 108S Uhaul Hitch w/Wiring Class 3 , 3500lbs capacity $200 w/ 5 year...
  4. Trading Post
    E Community, I am offering the following: Denso Starter / 1 month old Remanufactured $220 New Alternator / Factory Sealed Denso Remanufactored $150 General Grabber set Mounted / 24 K miles use AT2 Radial Tire 225/75R16 108S Uhaul Hitch w/Wiring Class 3 , 3500lbs capacity $200 w/ 5 year...
  5. Problems & Issues
    Hello Gents, My 2009 Honda Element EX with 202,000 miles is having starting issues. Forgive this long post but I am completely out of ideas and I want to give full context in hopes that it would help the experts here solve this problem. A little over a month ago, I was noticing my Element...
  6. Problems & Issues
    So here's what happened. I bought a power inverter and hooked it up to my front accessory socket, and it popped the 10 amp fuse under the drivers dash. I changed that. Then I tried to start my car and nothing happened. I know the battery is good and tested it on a multimeter. Getting 12 volts...
  7. Problems & Issues
    I went to start my car and upon turning the key I heard fluttery clicking and the engine slowly cranking, and then nothing. Failed start. A couple more tries later and I get nothing, no crank, no fluttery clicking, just dark. I tried a jumpstart, still nothing. My lights, or anything...
  8. Problems & Issues
    New here and new to forums overall, I have been looking for a thread that talks about this and can’t find one so I’m throwing this out there. I have an 03 element with 180k on it that I just love, I have been putting a lot of money into trying to keep but I’m at a road block. in the last...
  9. Problems & Issues
    I tried it. And I video'd it in my $300 Honda Smelement https://youtu.be/bv2hXIcPHRg
  10. Problems & Issues
    OK...my '04 E with 127,500 miles was having intermittent slow/sluggish starter issues. It actually mimicked a weak battery. The battery was 3 years old, so that was my first check. Although it didn't show bad, winter was coming on, I replaced it in a move to eliminate that part. As I said...
  11. Maintenance and Service
    Hi All, Made an account just to post about this issue I've been having with starting my car. I have an 07 Honda Element, just about 140,000 miles on it. About a year ago I replaced my original starter and alternator with Nastra refurbished parts. Since then, I've had to replace the...
  12. Problems & Issues
    HI forum, Long time lurker, first time poster! Hopefully someone can help me with some awesome suggestions. My car was having issues starting up. No other problems or noises. Only it would just not start. AAA tested my battery and all was good. Took the car to a mechanic to replace the...
  13. Problems & Issues
    I have been working on my E. I replaced the mounting bolts to the power steering pump since one bent and the other broke off inside the mount. Extracted bolt, replaced with new ones, replaced serp belt.... SOO..... I reconnect the NEW battery. Everything has power.. Windows, lights, dash...
  14. Problems & Issues
    I'm reposting this as new thread because i had no responses before. - I have a Honda Element 03 with 192,000 miles. Starting about 4 months I couldn't get the key into the ignition off and on. Then about 2 months ago, the car wouldn't start intermittently. Or if it did there was a slight...
  15. Problems & Issues
    I have a Honda Element 03 with 192,000 miles. Starting about 4 months I couldn't get the key into the ignition off and on. Then about 2 months ago, the car wouldn't start intermittently. Or if it did there was a slight hesitation before it connected. On Nov. 11 I had the battery replaced after...
  16. Under The Hood / Performance
    Hey fellow E owners! I just finished installing a starter in my 06 E (171K miles). I ran into some issues removing the bolts holding on the starter and was wondering if anyone else had the same issue? It took me over an hour to remove the bottom bolt! Other than that, and having to remove a...
  17. Problems & Issues
    Hello all, 2004 honda element ex auto trans. having issues starting it. when i turn the key all my lights come on, i can hear the fuel pump whine when i turn the key so i believe it has positive fuel pressure. Will not start in Neutral and i have had the battery tested and battery does test...
  18. Problems & Issues
    I sell real estate and Wednesday I was showing houses, everything was fine but on my last showing I get in the car to leave and it won't start. My battery is fine and everything lights up and works but it won't turn over at all. Has anybody had this to happen to them? FYI starter is new just a...
  19. Problems & Issues
    E has been sluggish to start several times over the last month. My battery guy kept saying it's because of the stereo amp I have with his battery. Of course, I've had that system in there for years with a single battery (not his) that worked well. He recommended charging the battery and then...
  20. Maintenance and Service
    Afternoon people. New to the Club. Just got my '03 Element this past June and the starter went out on me. Decided to replace it myself and at the point of should I have the original rebuilt or buy a rebuilt starter. Unable to purchase a brand new one because... well you know why. HAAA! PRICE...
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