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  1. Problems & Issues
    Hey All, Just started hearing this a couple of weeks ago when the weather got cold. Car has 235K on it and I've had it since it was a baby (04).:-D Done most of the maintenance myself and replaced the drive belt a couple of years ago. The whine is louder in colder weather starts (below 40)...
  2. Problems & Issues
    My Element has 260,000 km (161,000 miles) on it, and I love it to death. Up until recently it has been very reliable. Then it started to make something of a grinding noise when backing up, and the transmission light came on (the horrible "flashing D"). I took it to a transmission shop in...
  3. Problems & Issues
    04 manual element. On cold starts, below 40 degrees F outside. the engine has a whine that fades in and out for about 30 seconds. I have a new belt, replaced the alternator and tensioner a few years ago, and just replaced the O ring in the power steering hose. I cant find a posted noise that...
  4. Problems & Issues
    I know this is a common thread elsewhere, but hear me out... Our 04 Element makes moaning sounds from the rear. We have identified three scenarios: 1. After we have been driving a while (30 minutes?) it begins, but it stops when I hit the brakes. It will immediately begin again when I release...
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