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2004 Honda Element CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Honda REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Wire Color Code Identification -> Imported Vehicles
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Honda -> Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> Front -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

Front

Removal
  • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assemblies.
  • Remove brake hose clamp bolts from steering knuckle, Fig. .
  • Remove mounting bolt and swing caliper aside.
  • Remove shims, retainers and brake pads.
Installation
  • Install pad retainers and apply Molykote M77 compound, or equivalent, to both sides of pad shim.
  • Install brake pads and shims.
  • Push piston in until caliper fits over pads. Keep piston boot in position to prevent damage when swinging caliper down.
  • Swing caliper down and install mounting bolt.
  • Install brake hose clamp bolts to steering knuckle, t...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Honda -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> Element -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Service as requ...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Lift up locking tab on spindle nut then remove nut.
  • Drain transmission fluid and reinstall drain plug using new washer.
  • Hold stabilizer ball joint pin with suitable tool and remove flange nut.
  • Separate front stabilizer link from lower arm.
  • Pull knuckle outward and remove driveshaft outboard joint from wheel hub using a plastic hammer.
  • Left driveshaft, pry inboard joint from transmission housing with a suitable tool.
  • Remove driveshaft as ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove mounting bolts and power steering pump. Do not disconnect hoses.
  • Remove mounting bolt tensioner pulley.
  • Remove mounting bolts and belt tensioner.
  • Disconnect alternator connector , black wire and harness clamp.
  • Remove Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) ...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Honda -> 2003-09 Element
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

On 2003-06 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 30,000 miles or 24 months. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal or if the vehicle is operated primarily in urban areas with high concentrations of soot and diesel powered vehicles.

On 2007-09 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced at Maintenance Minder Indicator Symbol 2. If the vehicle is operated primarily in urban areas with high concentrations of soot and diesel powered vehicles, replace the filter every 15,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air fl...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Honda -> Side Air Bag Off Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

This indicator should light for a few seconds when the ignition switch placed in the On position and then go Off. The lamp is used a an alert that the passenger side air bag has been automatically shut off. The passenger side air bag w...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove front bulkhead cover.
  • On models equipped with automatic transaxle,remove Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) cooler hoses.
  • On all models, remove...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2004 Honda Element cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Door Components Diagram for 2004 Honda Element  2.4 L4 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2004 Honda Element 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Door Upper Switch Connector
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2004 Honda Element  2.4 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2004 Honda Element 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Side Marker Light
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2004 Honda Element cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Honda Element  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Honda Element 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Data Link Connector
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • 2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Honda Element LX 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Front Accessory Power Socket
  • Rear Accessory Power Socket
  • Rear Accessory Power Socket Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2004 Honda Element cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: ATEQ VT55 TPMS Update Information
    Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: ED-18 Battery Analyzer Update Information
    Vehicle: 2004 Honda Element 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2004 Honda Element AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2004 Honda Element cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2004 Honda Element cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2004 Honda Element cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2004 Honda Element cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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