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  1. Insane overnight car battery drain

    Problems & Issues
    This has been frustrating me so much i've made an account here to ask for help. I have a 2004 Element EX with only around 151k miles on it. I live where winters get pretty cold, so I feel the cold temperatures might be contributing to my battery drain. For the past 2 weeks or so my Element has...
  2. New owner with problems starting the car

    Greetings & Introductions
    Hi everyone! I just purchased a 2008 4WD 5dr automatic EX. I've loved the element for years, but have just purchased one now. I love driving it so far, the breaks are clean and it's must faster than i expected. One problem I'm encountering is that sometimes, (I say sometimes because the car does...
  3. New Element owner -- Starting Problems

    Under The Hood / Performance
    So I have a 2004 Element which I bought used close to two months ago. In the time I have had it I've replaced the battery (which was the original Honda battery). Then about two weeks ago I would have to turn the key at least two times to get it to start, last weekend it just stopped starting no...
  4. E won't start!!

    Problems & Issues
    05 LX My son's Element won't start. It will turn over, but does not fire. He has had intermittent problems with it not starting, especially when cold, no issues after it was going. Now it doesn't start even after several tries. I am diagnosing from 300 miles away. I had him listen to see if he...
  5. Hard start after short trips...

    Problems & Issues
    My Honda Element / 2WD EX / 140K miles, has been having a really hard start after short trips. The first start always works on the first try, but after a short trip to the gas station or third trip within 15 minutes to the grocery store, it takes 3 or 4 times to start. It's not the battery- I...
  6. HELP!!! 2004 Element Won't Start

    Problems & Issues
    Hello, I purchased my 2004 EX about three months ago and when I bought it some of the dash lights were not working. I finally found time to look in the service manual I bought to see what needed to be done. Well, I took it apart as instructed and then put it all back together. Then I moved...
  7. Repeat starting problem

    Problems & Issues
    I purchased my 2003 Element in Oct. 2006. I have had no real issues until a few months ago when I moved to Jersey City from Florida this summer. In July, the battery died, so I went to Pep Boys- they confirmed it was bad and sold me a new one. All was well until September, I noticed it was...
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