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Metal to metal sound when you are at the end of braking, pads have been changed
Hey there, thank you for asking about your 2010 Honda Element. You may just be hearing the metal material that is in the brake pads. There are many different brands and qualities of brake pads and the less expensive pads...
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Q: Noise under my car
Honda Elements are known for sway bar noises. In many instances, replacing the sway bar bushings, especially in the sway bar, will get rid of clunking noises over bumps. Now this is only one possibility but a common issue. ...
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Loosing power while driving
If you were getting O2 sensor codes, and you are losing power, then you may need to check to see if the fuel pressure is low or the fuel filter is getting clogged. These both can cause the engine to...
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My car cranks, it's turning over but it won't start.
Hello there, many different faults can cause your 2005 Honda Element to not start. Though you hear the fuel pump, this does not necessarily mean it has enough fuel pressure to start the engine. The most common causes of no...
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Water temperature gauge fluctuates even after replacing the thermostat could it be the water pump
Hello, thank you for asking about your 2003 Honda Element. This can be many different things aside from the thermostat, such as a failing water pump, a failing coolant fan relay, a clogged radiator, or even potentially a blown head...
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Hi. I have a question about brake/rotor replacement on my 2005 Honda Element.
The front and rear brake pads are a different part and should not be rotated even if they were the same. This is the first time I have heard anyone say this in my 35 years as a master mechanic....
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There was a squeaking noise on the passenger side but it went away and I don't know what it was.
Hi there: In some cases, the squeaking sound that is coming behind the glove box is attributed to the air conditioning or heater blower motor. If you had either of these two components activated when the noise came on, this...
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Brake master cylinder - 2010 Honda Element
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Most likely what has happened is that when you were compressing the caliper to install the new brake pads, you compressed the caliper too fast and blew out the inner seal(s) in your...
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Loose emergency brake lever
Yes, this is a safety issue. This means the parking brake may be broken, installed incorrectly, or out of alignment. This also means the brake may not be working to its full potential, or at all. The parking brake lever...
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Not sure if hose or water pump is the issue. Bad leak spraying coolant on belts. Could it be a hose or water pump?
Water pumps have weep holes, through which coolant can leak if the pump is failing, but those weep holes are are relatively small. Consequently, the leak is more likely due to a fairly large hole, or tear, in a rubber...
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How long does it take to replace a slave cylinder on an 03'Honda Element
Hi there. The time of labor to remove and replace the clutch slave cylinder on a 2003 Honda Element is about 3 and a half to 4 hours to replace including bleeding the hydraulic system. If you need further assistance...
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No issue prior. Left light on all night. Battery died so I jumped the car for 5 mins. Now I have to use digital cables to start engine every time.
Hello, thanks for writing in. When you ran the battery all the way down you may have damaged the battery internally causing it to not be able to hold or take a charge and voltage is below 9.6 volts under...
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Why does my car automatically slow from 70 mph to 60 mph on its own 2003 Honda Element
Hi there. This can be caused by a number of things. I would first check to see if the check engine light is on and if there are any codes in the system. If there are any codes then it...
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Key and ignition locked. Anti theft car alarm went off trying to start the car
Hello. From what you describe it would appear that your vehicle's anti theft system may be having issues. If the light is staying on then that is a sign that the system is active and immobilizing the vehicle. If only...
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Overheating at idle but blowing cool air. Also when I press the gas it cools it down. What could be the issue?
Hi There, Overheating with the AC on is generally caused by a couple of possibilities. When the AC compressor is beginning to fail, this may incur an increased load on the motor as it works harder than usual to turn...
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My 2004 Honda Element horn makes a sound, but it's very weak. Will the horn relay replacement fix that?
Hi There, I believe you are correct in that the horn relay may be faulty or potentially you may have a bad horn switch itself, however this would be a rare situation. The horn relay is generally what will cause...
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My AC only blows hot air in my car. My car was idle for 30 min. Then the ac started blowing hot and then had a burning smell.
You should first verify the a/c system is full of refrigerant and then while running ac verify the compressor is turning on and engine cooling fan comes on also with it. If they do not then you may have a...
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Knock sensor honda element
An engine knock sensor will cause timing to be retarded if there is an engine knock but should not cause any no start conditions.
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My car has a hard time starting its a honda element 03 , check engine light is on and when scanned it says knock sensor . Would th
As for the maintenance light, this actually means to change the oil. It is possible that the light was not reset at the oil change. It is very possible that all the misfiring cylinders are causing the car not to...
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Honda element
I would suggest checking the Kelly Blue Book website with specifics related to your zip code as market prices of cars vary by zip code. This will give you a baseline for determining whether or not the car is within...

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