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A separated bushing bracket could cause the suspension to release the lower portion of the wheel hub, causing a loss of control and damage to the brake system which could lead to a crash.

Suspension — Rear

Summary
Honda is recalling 241 MY 2008 Element vehicles. The front bushing bracket of the left trailing arm of the rear suspension may have been improperly welded and could separate from the trailing arm.
Actions
Owners will be contacted by phone and advised to stop driving their vehicles until they have taken their vehicle to a dealer for inspection. Dealers will inspect the left rear trailing arm and, if necessary, replace it free of charge. The recall began on July 25, 2008. Owners may contact Honda at 1-800-999-1009.
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Date Announced
JUL 29, 2008
Vehicles Affected
241
Honda Recall #
08-053
NHTSA Campaign #
08V349000
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