2005 HONDA Element

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

10 Recalls for 2005 HONDA Element

Recall Date Component Summary
June 27, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2002-2003 3.2TL, 2003-2006 MDX, 2001-2007 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot and 2006 Ridgeline vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with driver frontal air bag inflators assembled as a recall remedy part or replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are Q5A and Y58.

June 27, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2012 RL, 2003-2007 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007-2008 Fit, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, and 2006-2014 Ridgeline vehicles.

The vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag inflators assembled as a recall remedy part or replacement service part, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal airbag inflator, free of charge. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are E5D and X5C.

March 6, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling specific 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2013-2016 ILX, 2013-2014 ILX Hybrid, 2003-2006 MDX, 2007-2016 RDX, 2002-2003 3.2TL, 2004-2006, and 2009-2014 TL, 2010-2013 ZDX and 2001-2007 and 2009 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2003-2005 Civic Hybrid, 2001-2005 Civic GX NGV, 2002-2007 and 2010-2011 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007 Fit, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, and 2006-2014 Ridgeline vehicles. The affected vehicles received a replacement driver air bag inflator as part of a previous Takata inflator recall remedy or a replacement driver air bag module containing the same inflator type as a service part. Due to a manufacturing error, in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver frontal air bag, these inflators may explode.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall began April 10, 2019. Honda owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is O41. Acura owners may contact customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura’s number for this recall is U40.

January 10, 2017 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2011 Honda Element vehicles, 2005-2012 Acura RL vehicles, 2006-2012 Honda Ridgeline vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles and 2005-2008 Honda Pilot vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.”

Additionally, if not included in “Zone A” above, Honda is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2009 Acura RL and Honda Element vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles, 2005-2008 Honda Pilot vehicles and 2006-2009 Honda Ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Additionally, if not included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, Honda is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2008 Acura RL, Honda Element and Honda Pilot vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles and 2006-2008 Honda Ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or ever registered in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall bagan March 2017. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are KD9 and KE0.

May 24, 2016 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2011 Acura RL, 2005-2006 Honda CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2007-2008 Fit, 2003-2008 Pilot, 2002-2004 Odyssey, and 2006-2011 Ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or that have ever been registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, Honda is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Acura MDX, 2005-2008 Acura RL, 2005-2006 Honda CR-V, 2003-2008 Element, 2007-2008 Fit, 2003-2008 Pilot, 2002-2004 Odyssey, and 2006-2008 Ridgeline vehicles originally sold, or that have ever been registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Lastly, unless included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, Honda is recalling model year 2002-2004 Odyssey and model year 2003-2004 Acura MDX, Honda Element, and Honda Pilot vehicles originally sold, or registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began June 27, 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are KA0, KA1, KA2, and KA3.

May 28, 2015 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2001-2007 Accord, 2001-2005 Civic, 2001-2004 Honda Civic GX, 2003-2005 Honda Civic Hybrid, 2002-2006 CR-V, 2003-2011 Element, 2002-2004 Odyssey, 2003-2008 Pilot, 2006 Ridgeline, 2003 Acura 3.2CL, 2003-2006 Acura MDX, and 2002-2003 Acura 3.2TL vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion and other factors, including manufacturing variability that, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

Remedy:

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on July 1, 2015. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-800-382-2238, select option 4. Note: Vehicles that have had their driver frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy prior to September 12, 2014 need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. Vehicles that, on or after September 12, 2014, received a remedy for a prior driver frontal air bag inflator recall already received an inflator of a different design, and therefore are not included in this recall and do not require additional servicing. Note: This recall fully supersedes recalls 08V-593, 09V-259, 10V-041, 11V-260, 14V-351 and 15V-153.

August 4, 2011 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

HONDA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 ACCORD, 2007-2010 CR-V, AND 2005-2008 ELEMENT PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2004, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 3, 2010. THE OUTER RACE OF THE SECONDARY SHAFT BEARING MAY BE BROKEN DURING CERTAIN DRIVING STYLES. A BROKEN OUTER RACE MAY CAUSE ABNORMAL NOISE, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT TO TURN ON, AND ALLOW CONTACT BETWEEN THE TRANSMISSION IDLE GEAR AND AN ELECTRONIC SENSOR HOUSING WITHIN THE TRANSMISSION.

Remedy:

HONDA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AUTOMOBILE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-999-1009.

May 11, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

DOPE, INC. IS RECALLING 42,540 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

DOPE, INC. WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DOPE, INC. AT 1-626-272-1798.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

May 16, 2005 EQUIPMENT

CERTAIN HONDA ACCESSORY TRAILER HARNESS KIT, P/N 08L91-SCV-102, MANUFACTURED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 24 AND DECEMBER 18, 2004, SOLD FOR USE ON MY 2005 HONDA ELEMENT VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN DECEMBER 20, 2004, AND APRIL 29, 2005. THE WIRE HARNESS OF THE TRAILER HITCH KIT HAS AN INCORRECTLY WIRED CONNECTOR. AS A RESULT, THE TRAILER BRAKE LAMPS AND TURN SIGNAL LAMPS COULD OPERATE INCORRECTLY, OR A FUSE COULD BLOW CAUSING A SUDDEN LOSS OF BRAKE AND TURN SIGNAL LAMP FUNCTION.

Remedy:

HONDA WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO BRING THEIR VEHICLE TO A HONDA DEALER. THE DEALER WILL CORRECT THE CONNECTOR WIRING FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 17, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HONDA AT 310-783-2000.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 HONDA Element

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149 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 HONDA Element

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Date Component  
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10319741
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10145357
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10191165
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10183906
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10169453
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10140341
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11405632
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10918758
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10915791
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10913987
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10910518
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11006454
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10970275
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10969340
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11012250
AIR BAGS | EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10906155
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10904676
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10957334
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11386038
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11375667
SEATS
ODI Number: 10944317
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10929971
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11364819
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11361278
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11360582
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11324802
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11235135
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11241417
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11204955
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11163401
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11162794
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11160837
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11140005
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11123507
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11093729
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11183507
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11083656
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11083415
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11156530
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11055314
SEATS
ODI Number: 11033316
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10888570
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10888818
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10888816
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10882853
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10865519
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10871366
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10838034
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10822188
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING
ODI Number: 10795293
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10788108
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10746196
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10746817
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10715983
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10714773
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10715716
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10713913
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10715218
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10670037
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10652617
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10651767
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10651052
SEATS
ODI Number: 10594899
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10578794
SEATS
ODI Number: 10573824
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10576146
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10563309
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10557130
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 10532575
TIRES
ODI Number: 10513970
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10510718
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10509050
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10508732
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10504676
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10491826
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10487753
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10479963
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10465064
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10440024
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10430119
STEERING
ODI Number: 10426976
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10425562
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10428108
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10425047
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10412240
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10410083
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | SEATS
ODI Number: 10393045
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10376445
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10352301
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10334427
SEATS
ODI Number: 10333981
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10329915
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
ODI Number: 10321649
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10323708
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10322430
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10320424
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10319741
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 10320180
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10319030
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10301784
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10300473
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10291339
SEATS
ODI Number: 10286077
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10286203
SEATS
ODI Number: 10280778
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10279358
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10276416
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10277001
SEATS
ODI Number: 10278531
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10276490
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10273980
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10274124
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10265327
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10263835
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10254964
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10254932
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10252458
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10249539
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10230769
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10230099
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10225865
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10217922
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10210799
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10210199
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10195507
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10194210
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10191165
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10189046
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10183906
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10179360
SEATS
ODI Number: 10182081
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10178529
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 10176172
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10174770
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10172123
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10169453
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10151151
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10151766
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10147185
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10145357
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10142872
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10139153
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10140341
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10135111
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10136284
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10133301
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10130827
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10128784
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10125370
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4 Investigations for 2005 HONDA Element

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS
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70 Service Alerts for 2005 HONDA Element

Date Description
January 23, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Service Bulletin – There are several A/C leak detection tools available. -Refrigerant Gas Leak Detector -Ultrasonic Leak Detector -Leak Dye

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 10, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Service Bulletin – This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. American Honda is offering a Customer Support Program (Warranty Extension) to cover any manufacturing defects in the replacement d

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March 10, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

Service Bulletin – This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. American Honda is offering a Customer Support Program (Warranty Extension) to cover any manufacturing defects in the replacement f

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 24, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. American Honda is offering a Customer Support Program (Warranty Extension) to cover any manufacturing defects to the replacement d

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. American Honda is offering a Customer Support Program (Warranty Extension) to cover any manufacturing defects in the replacement f

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 1, 2018 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – This bulletin is a notification of a class action settlement relating to airbag inflators. American Honda is offering a Customer Support Program (Warranty Extension) to cover any manufacturing defects in the replacement f

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 6, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, American Honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 Honda models. As of August 4, 2014, affected VINs have been identified, and VIN status inquiry has been updated.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 16, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, American Honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 Honda models. At this time, affected VINs have not been determined.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 16, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, American Honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 Honda models. At this time, affected VINs have not been determined.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 12, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver?s airbag that, over time, may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pr

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June 26, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – The recalls announced today involve driver?s or passenger?s front airbag inflators, which in a crash may deploy with too much pressure, causing the inflator casing to rupture and eject metal fragments that could injure or k

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June 26, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – The recalls announced today involve driver?s or passenger?s front airbag inflators, which in a crash may deploy with too much pressure, causing the inflator casing to rupture and eject metal fragments that could injure or k

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 23, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver?s airbag that over time may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pres

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 23, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – On Monday, June 23, 2014, American Honda announced three recalls for various 2001-11 Honda models. As of July 23, 2014, affected VINs have been identified, and service bulletins 14-040, Safety Recall: Accord, Civic, and Oth

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June 24, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Dealer message – The recalls announced today involve driver?s or passenger?s front airbag inflators, which in a crash may deploy with too much pressure, causing the inflator casing to rupture and eject metal fragments that could injure or k

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 19, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver’s airbag that, over time, may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pr

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 27, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver?s airbag that, over time, may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pr

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 12, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver?s airbag that, over time, may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pr

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 18, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver?s airbag that, over time, may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pr

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June 16, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CRANKS, WON’T START OR INTERMITTENTLY CRANKS, WON’T START. *JB

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June 16, 2005 021100 SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

FRONT STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY NOISE. *JB

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June 16, 2005 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

ALTERNATOR CONDITION ( NO OR LOW OUTPUT). *JB

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June 16, 2005 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

SNAPPING, CRACKING NOISE AFTER SHUTTING ENGINE OFF. *JB

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December 16, 2004 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

ALTERNATOR CONDITION (NO OR LOW OUTPUT) DEALER VISIT REQUEST. *TT

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July 16, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

HONDA: DTC P2646/P2651 OR P2647/2652 MAY BE SET. THE ROCKER ARM OIL PRESSURE SWITCH MAY NEED TO BE REPLACED. ALSO INCLUDED MODEL CIVIC SI MODEL YEAR 2002-2005. *JS

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April 14, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver’s airbag that, over time, may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pr

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June 5, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

SERVICE BULLETIN – AMERICAN HONDA CONSOLIDATED THE PREVIOUS AIRBAG INFLATOR CAMPAIGNS INTO THIS CURRENT BULLETIN BASED ON DECISIONS MADE BY NHTSA. DO AN IN VIN STATUS INQUIRY AND, IF INDICATED, REPAIR THE VEHICLE EVEN IF THE VEHICLE WAS RE

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June 11, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

SERVICE BULLETIN – AMERICAN HONDA CONSOLIDATED THE PREVIOUS AIRBAG INFLATOR CAMPAIGNS INTO THIS CURRENT BULLETIN BASED ON DECISIONS MADE BY NHTSA. DO AN IN VIN STATUS INQUIRY AND, IF INDICATED, REPAIR THE VEHICLE EVEN IF THE VEHICLE WAS RE

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April 29, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

Service bulletin – Certain Honda vehicles operated in areas known for high absolute humidity and high heat may contain a driver’s airbag that, over time, may be affected by exposure to the humidity, which could produce excessive internal pr

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May 31, 2008 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY REDUCED LABEL FOR ALL HONDA VEHICLES. *PE

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December 21, 2005 220000 SEATS

FRONT SEAT-BACK MAKES A SQUEAKING, CHAFING, OR RUBBING NOISE. *TT

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August 23, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

US VIRGIN ISLANDS NEWSPAPER ADVERTISEMENTS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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July 21, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

HONDA: THE VEHICLE MOVES FASTER THAN EXPECTED WITH THE TRANSMISSION IN GEAR, FOOT OFF THE BRAKE, AND FOOT OFF THE THROTTLE. SOFTWARE IS CAUSING EXTRA ENGINE TORQUE AFTER A COLD START. *RM

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February 16, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

DEALER REQUEST VISIT FOR ANY ADVERSE ENGINE CONDITION WITH THE ALTERNATOR (NO OR LOW OUTPUT) THAT IS THE ROOT CAUSE. *TT

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February 16, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TIMESERT 14MM DRAIN PLUG THREAD REPAIR KIT. *TT

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February 16, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

TIMESERT 11MM HEAD BOLT THREAD REPAIR KIT. *TT

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February 16, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2646, P2647, P2649 OR P1009. *TT

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February 1, 2005 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

XM RADIO GETS ONLY CHANNELS 0, 1, AND 247. *TT

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January 12, 2012 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

HONDA: ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES, THERE IS AN ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE CAPABLE OF TESTING ALTERNATORS, INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE

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January 12, 2012 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

HONDA: ON SOME MODEL VEHICLES, THERE IS AN ALTERNATOR/STARTER TESTER (AST) MODULE CAPABLE OF TESTING ALTERNATORS, INSTALLED ON GR8 DIAGNOSTIC BATTERY STATION. *PE

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August 23, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TEXT MESSAGES SENT TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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September 7, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

POSTERS SENT TO HAWAIIAN INDEPENDENT REPAIR FACILITIES, AUTOMOTIVE PART STORES, CAR WASHES, AND GAS STATIONS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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September 7, 2016 141220 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

POSTERS SENT TO HAWAIIAN INDEPENDENT REPAIR FACILITIES, AUTOMOTIVE PART STORES, CAR WASHES, AND GAS STATIONS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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September 7, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

POSTERS SENT TO HAWAIIAN INDEPENDENT REPAIR FACILITIES, AUTOMOTIVE PART STORES, CAR WASHES, AND GAS STATIONS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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August 21, 2016 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

ADVERTISEMENT IN HAWAIIAN NEWSPAPERS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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August 21, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

ADVERTISEMENT IN HAWAIIAN NEWSPAPERS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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August 21, 2016 141320 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

ADVERTISEMENT IN HAWAIIAN NEWSPAPERS TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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July 1, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SPEEDOMETER SHOPS CAN TRANSFER ODOMETER MILEAGE. HONDA SERVICE NEWS. *TT

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July 1, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE WON’T START AT ALL; ENGINE INTERMITTENTLY STARTS. CHECK IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM STATUS WITH THE HDS. HONDA. SERVICENEWS. *TT

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August 1, 2005 351000 EQUIPMENT:RECREATIONAL VEHICLE/TRAILER

FLAT-TOWING BEHIND A MOTORHOME. 2005 – 2006 HONDA MODELS. SERVICENEWS. *TT

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August 1, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

TROUBLESHOOTING A STALLING ENGINE? TAKE A SNAPSHOT WITH THE HDS. HONDA SERVICENEWS. *TT

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May 17, 2005 583000 CHILD SEAT:LATCH STRAP

CHILD SEAT ANCHOR LOCATING BUTTON IS MISSING. *TT

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February 5, 2008 150000 SEAT BELTS

SRS INDICATOR COMES ON WITH SRS DTC 3-1 OR 4-1. *NJ

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December 2, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

POSTER OF LISTED HONDA VEHICLES AFFECTED BY AN AIRBAG INFLATOR RECALL – SPANISH.

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December 2, 2015 140000 AIR BAGS

POSTER OF LISTED HONDA VEHICLES AFFECTED BY AN AIRBAG INFLATOR RECALL – ENGLISH.

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May 9, 2008 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

WARRANTY EXTENSION: VEHICLE WARRANTY MILEAGE. *KB 2002 THROUGH 2006 AND SOME 2007 FIT MODELS. UPDATED 8/18/08. *PE

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August 16, 2005 021100 SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

(FRONT) STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY NOISE. *TT

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April 16, 2005 112000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

NO OR LOW ALTERNATOR OUTPUT – DEALER VISIT REQUEST. *TT

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April 16, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TRANSFERRING ODOMETER MILEAGE AT ODOMETER R&R. *TT

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April 16, 2005 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID (ATF) LEAKS. HONDA TECH LINE SUMMARY. *TT

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May 1, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

CHECK FUEL CAP MESSAGE IN ODOMETER DISPLAY OR MID. *SC

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May 16, 2005 021100 SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

NOISE-FRONT STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY NOISE. *SC

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May 16, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE-ALTERNATOR/NO OR LOW OUTPUT. *SC

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May 16, 2005 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE-CRANKS WON’T START, IMMOBILIZER LIGHT FLASHES. *SC

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May 1, 2005 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

CRANKSHAFT STAMPING LOCATION CHANGED. *SC

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May 1, 2005 106220 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

LOW MILEAGE A/TS CAN LEAK FROM AXLE SEALS. *SC

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September 7, 2016 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

FLYER CIRCULATED TO THE RESIDENTS OF HAWAII TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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September 7, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

FLYER CIRCULATED TO THE RESIDENTS OF HAWAII TO REMIND OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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August 29, 2016 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

LETTER SENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTMENT TO REMIND FLORIDA OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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August 29, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

LETTER SENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES DEPARTMENT TO REMIND FLORIDA OWNERS OF THE TAKATA RECALL AND TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT AT THEIR EARLIEST CONVENIENCE.

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2005 HONDA Element

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