2003 Honda Element Q&A
2003 Honda Element Question: Hesitation
A hesitation could be from a number of things, and is usually not from a blocked fuel filter. There are sensors that could cause this issue (O2, TPS, MAP) as well as components that could do the same (EGR, Intake, variable valve timing) that are on the engine side but also there could be something going on with the automatic transmission (if it is an automatic). It's important to be able to duplicate the concern consistently to allow a qualified technician the ability to check the vehicle out when it's acting up. Unfortunately there are too many things that could cause a hesitation to properly diagnose the vehicle over the internet. - rdude135
my starter went bad, AutoZone had 2 models and they said it was either one would be okay. NOT I used the other model and the motor revved up and down real fast then I turned it off. I tried to sta...
...radually. Doesn't happen when put into neutral when stopping. Don't notice any accel problems, hesitation or fluctuating idle.