Q: Something fell out of the bottom of my car

asked by on July 17, 2017

Two things fell out of the bottom of my car and I don't know what they are, one is black and square-shaped, with two holes, and the other is this kind of long, flexible thing with the registration number on it. I've been looking up car part diagrams to try and figure out what they are, but I haven't found anything.
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

Hello, thank you for writing in. The parts as described are unidentifiable. The square with two holes may be an exhaust hanger designed to hold the exhaust and allow it to move slightly going over bumps. These are typically made out of a thick rubber. What material the parts are made out of will help tremedously with identiying them. For more help and an inspection, contact our service department to schedule an appointment.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing


Experienced Mechanic?

Earn up to $65/hr

What others are asking

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...

Car radio works, pops, and then stops working

From the information provided on your Honda, it leads me to believe that the problem may be found in one of two places: the stereo itself or the wiring for the speakers. While is is possible to have all the...

Check Engine

Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle may be suffering from several different issues. With the broad symptoms of shaking and poor performance, the issues may range from fuel, to spark, to something electrical. With that being said, with...

Lights wont go off - 2002 Honda Civic

Hello. From what you describe, it would appear that your vehicle is experiencing some sort of electrical issues. If its the brake lights that are staying on then the first thing I would do is check the stoplight switch mounted...

2013 Honda Accord wouldn't start in the morning. Displayed the Electric Power Steering (EPS) warning icon on the dashboard. Vehicl

Hi Steven. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that the reason the car wouldn't start is related to the battery not being charged enough and not the EPS light. However, it is also possible that an error code...

hi i have a 1997 honda accord and when you push down on the clutch it makes a grinding sound and i cant put it into first without

From your description, I would say that your clutch is due for a replacement. If there was a mechanical issue inside the transmission, the shifter would be hard to move even with the engine off. Since the clutch assembly is...

How to remove ignition lock cylinder housing

Hi there. There are two resources I can offer you. First, you might want to read this article on how to replace an ignition lock cylinder. Second, although this video is for a 2003 Honda Odyssey, the process is virtually...

It won't start. It goes click, click, click rapidly. Is it the battery or the starter?

Hello there. A crank but no start is a very common problem on your 2003 Honda Accord. Many faults can cause this but the first one to rule out would be the battery, a load test must be performed to...

Recommendation on which weight of oil to use on a 2008 Honda Accord

If it's running perfectly fine, and it doesn't burn any oil or make any noise with the 5w-20 oil, then continue to use it. But if it makes more noise, or is burning more oil, you can switch it to...

Related articles

How to Buy a Good Quality Remote Starter
When When it comes to added features for your vehicle, the remote starter has become increasingly popular over the years. This device makes it possible for you to start your car from the comfort of your home, which comes in...
Honda Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If If you have been shopping for a used Honda vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one is set up differently. Read on...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Honda Ridgeline
The The 2012 Honda Ridgeline is built on the Pilot SUV configuration and welded as a single unit, resulting in a five passenger truck that delivers a decidedly carlike ride. With fuel efficiency that is comparable to many midsize SUVs,...