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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
88,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2003 Honda Element fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2003 Honda Element Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 012010


  • 88,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Honda Element. The contact stated that the check engine warning light was illuminated. The dealer was advised of the failure and informed the contact that there was a gasoline fuel leak and that the fuel tank would need to be replaced. The contact did not inform the manufacturer of the failure nor was the vehicle repaired. The current mileage was 88,362. The failure mileage was approximately 88,000.

- Cumberland, VA, USA

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