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  1. Problems & Issues
    04 Element, 190k miles on it, ran the computer and P2646 came up So my cat and sensors were stolen a few weeks ago, since then it has replaced them with after market parts, anyway, just the other day the engine light comes on and it chugs the way I expected it to. Cant rev past 3k RPM, I know...
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    VTEC indicator. A super bright LED mounted over the number 3. Turned on via a transistor switch connected to the VTEC wire at the PCM. Turns on more often than you would think.
  3. 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...
  4. Maintenance and Service
    Hi, my 2003 Honda Element is currently at the dealership being repaired, and I think that they're trying to charge me again for a repair that was made last year and should still be under warranty. On Aug 2018, they found a vtec housing leak, they replaced the housing seal and the spool valve...
  5. Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone, My trusty 09 Element SC has finally decided to crap out on me after 198k fabulous miles together. I had never even see the check engine light until a couple weeks ago. :( A week or so ago, check engine light comes on, scan... P2646 for the A rocker arm actuator not performing...
  6. Problems & Issues
    This has been a long saga of garbage. I bought a money pit with out getting it properly inspected with a buyers check (first mistake). I had issues with the car from the beginning. I had phantom problems with my V-tec solenoid, it had been replaced several times, and the oil was flushed, but...
  7. Problems & Issues
    I have gotten a check engine light twice in a few days, cleared one and it came back on again. Well it was code P1009. Witch means VTC actuator failure. So honda checked code and replaced VTEC valve switch assymbly. Then code came back up on HDS test for them witch ended up being a valve...
  8. Problems & Issues
    Well my dear EOC friends I have had my first problem with my Element after 96,000 miles. While driving down the road the other day my malfunction indicator lamp came on. I instantly thought it was my gas cap so I removed and reinstalled it and took off again but I started cutting out and losing...
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