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2006 Honda Element Problems

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Most Common 2006 Honda Element Problems

Worn door lock tumblers can cause the lock not to work. Removing the lock assembly and replacing the tumblers is needed to fix this problem.
On some models a faulty wire harness for the seat belts can cause the SRS light to illuminate. Replacing the faulty wire harness should correct this issue.
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...
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1 Known 2006 Honda Element Brakes Problem

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.

1 Known 2006 Honda Element Drive Train Problem

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...

2 Known 2006 Honda Element Electrical & Lights Problems

On some models a faulty wire harness for the seat belts can cause the SRS light to illuminate. Replacing the faulty wire harness should correct this issue.
A rear tailgate out of adjustment can cause the rear hatch light to come on. Adjusting the tailgate will repair this issue.

1 Known 2006 Honda Element Engine Problem

The 2003-2016 Honda Element engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspect...

2 Known 2006 Honda Element Exhaust & Emissions Problems

On certain models a faulty Air Fuel (A/F) sensor can cause the Check Engine light to illuminate. Replacing the Air Fuel (A/F) sensor will repair this problem.
Manual transmission vehicles can misinterpret Air Fuel (A/F) sensor readings and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. A software update from Honda will address this issue.

0 Known 2006 Honda Element Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2006 Honda Element Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2006 Honda Element Miscellaneous Problem

Worn door lock tumblers can cause the lock not to work. Removing the lock assembly and replacing the tumblers is needed to fix this problem.

0 Known 2006 Honda Element Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2006 Honda Element Problems & Complaints

Worn door lock tumblers can cause the lock not to work. Removing the lock assembly and replacing the tumblers is needed to fix this problem.
On certain models a faulty Air Fuel (A/F) sensor can cause the Check Engine light to illuminate. Replacing the Air Fuel (A/F) sensor will repair this problem.
On some models a faulty wire harness for the seat belts can cause the SRS light to illuminate. Replacing the faulty wire harness should correct this issue.
The 2003-2016 Honda Element engine oil pressure sensor is known to leak from normal operation. More information about the oil pressure sensor here. To correct the leak, the sensor must be inspect...
Manual transmission vehicles can misinterpret Air Fuel (A/F) sensor readings and cause the Check Engine light (MIL) to illuminate. A software update from Honda will address this issue.
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.
A rear tailgate out of adjustment can cause the rear hatch light to come on. Adjusting the tailgate will repair this issue.
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