My 05 not always but sometimes get a vibration at 40-45 mph give it gas it goes away?

Asked by Jan 22, 2012 at 05:31 AM about the 2005 Honda Element LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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That just does not sound right. Sounds like a tire or alignment problem. Depending on what your miles are, it could be wheel bearings. I would have a mechanic look at it.

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I have the same problem on my '05 Honda Element. It usually is under light exceleration and when I let off the gas (no pull) it stops and I go on my way. I have had it at the dealer and they siad I needed new tires. I purchased new tires and had them aligned and balanced. I still get the vibration around 40 to 45 mph.

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I have an 04 Element and have the same problem. Dealer talked me in to new tires. Now I am out $750 and still have the same problem. Mine occurs at 44 mph and 48 mph . Has anyone found the actual issue? Thanks

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I found a link for you to the Honda owners' site. Answers included transmission fluid needing to be changed, tire balancing and even a brake issue. Check them out, hope this helps. http://www.elementownersclub.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61161

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Have 2011 Honda element, vibration at 45 mph. I drained the trans and filled with 3 qt. Honda trans fluid. Dove car for 30 minutes, vibration gone. I drained and filled again. Torge convertor cluch is the problem. Honda has a mechanic alert on this but no bullintine.

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