My 2005 manual with 162000 miles is stalling at traffic signals and stop signs, and then is difficult to restart. Any ideas on this?

Marian Barnes
0

Asked by Marian Apr 19, 2014 at 08:12 AM about the 2005 Honda Element EX AWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

dandyoun
58,225

Sounds like your idle air control valve is dirty/faulty. Could also be dirty throttle plate. With car idling turn ac on. You should notice that your rpm raise to about 900 - 1100 rpm. (Or hear it idle up if no rpm gauge). If this does not happen all the time then your idle air control valve is bad or dirty and needs to be cleaned or replaced. I recommend replacing it if it's acting up.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • I have weird noise from the engine. 4 answers

    Randomly but more often when the weather is cool. The Toaster just turned 100K. No problems & runs like a gem. My dealer has no explanation. I cannot reproduce at will. Sounds similar to a power s...

    2007 Honda Element 2 Dr SC

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Turn Signals 3 answers

    When I bought my Honda 4 years ago it only had 97,000 miles, I had it a month and the signals stopped working. I tried the WD40 in the hazards trick to no avail. I have checked the fuses and all are f...

    1984 Honda Civic

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • CRV Timing Chain? 28 answers

    Is there a problem with the Timing Chain/Belt on the Honda 2005 CRV?

    2005 Honda CR-V

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 Honda Accord LX 4 Door 4 Cylinder Cruise Control Stopped Working, Main Cruise Control Light Will Not Stay On 3 answers

    The Main Cruise Control button on the steering wheel of my 2005 Honda Accord LX just stopped working. I can push the button down and the light will light up on the dash board. As soon as I release t...

    2005 Honda Accord LX Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My car was stalling! 3 answers

    My car was stalling when we were stopping but ran well going down the road. The other day it stopped running all together. Any ideas why?

    1995 Honda Civic DX Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Honda Element Questions

Honda Element Experts

#1 Kakit Fan
Kakit Fan
Reputation 90
#2 Bearkin
Bearkin
Reputation 70
#3 Ankhorite
Ankhorite
Reputation 60
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda CR-V"
705 Great Deals out of 53,291 listings starting at $1,400
Used Toyota RAV4"
720 Great Deals out of 37,113 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Pilot"
509 Great Deals out of 28,626 listings starting at $2,500
Used Scion xB"
174 Great Deals out of 5,734 listings starting at $2,950
Used Honda Civic"
843 Great Deals out of 57,416 listings starting at $995
Used Honda Accord"
1,251 Great Deals out of 66,123 listings starting at $1,000
Used Subaru Forester"
278 Great Deals out of 26,122 listings starting at $1,650
Used Toyota Tacoma"
567 Great Deals out of 21,718 listings starting at $2,199
Used Honda Ridgeline"
107 Great Deals out of 3,032 listings starting at $7,977
Used Jeep Wrangler"
994 Great Deals out of 45,467 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Escape"
1,356 Great Deals out of 58,501 listings starting at $950
Used Subaru Outback"
324 Great Deals out of 15,753 listings starting at $1,999

Used Cars For Sale

2011 Honda Element For Sale
94 listings starting at $13,995
2010 Honda Element For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 144 listings starting at $11,995
2009 Honda Element For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 76 listings starting at $9,993
2008 Honda Element For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 196 listings starting at $7,950
2007 Honda Element For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 152 listings starting at $6,995