NHTSA — Power Train: Automatic Transmission: Control Module (Tcm, Pcm) Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2003 Honda Element transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Honda Element Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 032005

Element 6-cyl

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

This is the third throttle body assembly installed into car since purchase. The first one was defective and replaced with a new model. The second was replaced due to electrical failures, and the last one was replaced due to the dvd/nav system installed which was causing electrical interference to the throttle body, causing it to fail. The symptom started with the shift not unlocking when brakes were applied. Then it will not shift gears, causing the car to run at 4500 rpms. Then vehicle hit a bump in road, and it shifted to better highway speed. Dealer stated that he could not get trouble codes from computer until all dvd/nav was disconected. They replaced throttle body assembly, and told us not to hook dvd/nav system up unless it had its own fuseable link line from battery, and not to use wire harness to connect.

- Harahan, LA, USA

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