Faulty ELD may cause head lights to dim and CEL on Honda Element

On certain models a faulty Electronic Load Detector can cause the head lights to dim and the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The Electronic Load Detector needs replacing to fix this problem.

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Average mileage: 139,000 (94,000–185,000)
2 model years affected: 2003, 2004
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problem details
2004 Honda Element 160,000 mi,
Turn on headlights and engine runs rough
2004 Honda Element 117,000 mi,
Noticed lights dimming when turning fan on high, and when idling. Assume this is the problem but haven't tried the fix yet.
2003 Honda Element 185,000 mi,
same issues as described