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2004 Honda Element Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2004 Honda Element

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2004 Honda Element is between $374 and $457 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2004 Honda Element
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On 4 wheel drive models, a groaning noise from the rear differential heard while going through turns can be caused by differential fluid break down. Servicing the rear differential will generally...
The front brake rotors can warp and cause a vibration when braking. The rotors will need to be machined or in cases where they are worn to thin, replaced to correct this issue.
There are complaints of the vehicle moving faster than expected when cold and in gear with our foot off the throttle. A software update from Honda which should correct this concern.
'04 one owner, Full synthetic high mileage oil changes regularly, new air-conditioner, just had h...
my car is making a clunking sound when driving. was told its the rack & pinion? what is this an...
and car wont start, keep trying and still get the buzzing noise and eventually it will start. Wa...
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Overall (9 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
June 22, 2015
2004 Honda Element
Gets good mpg I believe purchased a good vehicle. I have had my 2003 Honda Element since new never once ever got $$$ things fixed in it all oil changes and checkups I'm good to go. It's a very reli...
March 11, 2015
2004 Honda Element
Owned since new. Great car. Have 171k miles on it. Have replaced struts all around, engine and transmission mounts, and alternator. Front wheel bearings are making a bit of noise and will get repla...
November 23, 2014
2004 Honda Element
At 292,500 miles, this car is nothing short of amazing. Replaced the rear brakes myself about 9,000 miles ago now have to replace the front pads. These are the original pads! Have replaced the star...