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1.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
117,000 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.

2004 Honda Element brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Honda Element Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 232016

Element

  • 117,000 miles

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

Brake pedal was soft, could be pushed to the floor despite bleeding of the brake lines. Replacing the master brake cylinder did not fix the problem whether driving or stationary. Bleeding the ABS modulator would temporarily improve braking, but turning the ignition on and off 6 times would introduce air into the ABS modulator. Replacing the ABS modulator seemed to fix the problem.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

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