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2005 Honda Element Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Honda Element

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2005 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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2005 Honda Element
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$415
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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.
I only own one key. The steering wheel is not locked and it is in park.
Maybe the rear differential? It goes away once I'm holding a consistent speed. No problems turni...
When I hit small bumps i hear a clicking noise. It doesnt matter if I`m turning,the Steering seem...
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles...
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2011 A...
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 Accord, 2001-2005 Civi...
Overall (6 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 05, 2015
2005 Honda Element
I have had nothing but problems with mine. I had to put in a new transmission at 110k miles, new transfer case, new clutch, water pump, alternator, wiper motor, rear differential issues and had to ...
August 02, 2011
2005 Honda Element
I HAVE OWNED NEW FORDS, CHEVYS, GMC'S. AND THEN A 2005 HONDA ELEMENT EX [51,000] AND 2008 CRV [17,000] BOTH ALL WHEEL DRIVE. BOTH ARE THE BEST UNITS I HAVE EVER OWNED. ONE THING, FOUR BANGERS SHOUL...
September 09, 2010
2005 Honda Element
I bought this right off the delivery truck during October, 2005. We love it. I only have 48k on it so far. Highway mileage 26, in town 21. We are in our late sixties and are getting tired of foldin...