2008 Honda Element Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 24, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 28, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the driver's front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 20, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 31, 2012

The trailer turn signals may only illuminate when the brake lights are on.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 8, 2011

A failed bearing inside the automatic transmission may cause internal damage, which can cause the engine to stall or the vehicle to roll while the transmission is in Park. 

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 3, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 8, 2008

A link in the left rear suspension may fail, resulting in a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.