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2007 Honda Element Warranty – Exclusions & Extensions

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What To Know About 2007 Honda Element Warranty Coverage

The Factory Warranty, also called a Basic or Manufacturer’s Warranty, came with your 2007 Honda Element. This warranty was good for 3 years or 36,000 miles and has expired. Most of the other warranties for the 2007 Honda Element are also expired.

You might want to know what coverage, if any, is still available to you under this warranty. It can be challenging to wade through all the details on your own, so we’ve created this useful guide to help you understand what the 2007 Honda Element warranty covers and if any of that coverage is still valid.

If you still have unanswered questions, read the FAQs section at the end of the article to find more information about the 2007 Honda Element’s warranty coverage.

Factory Warranty

The 2007 Honda Element had different warranties for each system which varied in length of coverage and exclusions.

2007 Honda Element Factory Warranty Coverage:
Basic Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Powertrain Warranty:5 years or 60,000 miles
Corrosion Perforation Warranty:5 years with no mileage limit
Air Conditioning Warranty:3 years or 36,000 miles
Battery Warranty:3 years with no mileage limit
Emissions Warranty:

3 years or 36,000 miles

5 years or 70,000 miles in some states

8 years or 80,000 miles on some parts

Total Unique Recalls:9

2007 Honda Element Basic Warranty

Under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty, your 2007 Element had coverage for parts that were defective due to poor-quality materials or workmanship for three years or 36,000 miles, whichever came first. This warranty started on the day the first owner took possession of the vehicle. It has expired. 

Any repairs or replacements made under this warranty were completely free. Exclusions to its coverage included:

  • Normal wear and tear and deterioration
  • Broken, chipped, or scratched window glass
  • Replacement of items that wear out under normal use, such as wiper blades and filters

2007 Honda Element Powertrain Warranty

Engine. Close-up. Black and white.

The 2007 Honda Element’s Powertrain Limited Warranty went into effect on the same day as the New Vehicle Limited Warranty. This coverage was good for five years or 60,000 miles, but it’s now expired. 

The coverage included these engine components:

  • Cylinder block and head and all internal components
  • Timing gears and gaskets
  • Timing chain/belt and cover
  • Flywheel
  • Valve cover
  • Oil pan
  • Oil pump
  • Intake and exhaust manifolds
  • Engine mounts
  • Engine/powertrain control module
  • Water pump
  • Fuel pump
  • Seals and gaskets

Because the 2007 Honda Element came with a front-wheel-drive system standard, the Powertrain Limited Warranty also covered these parts:

  • Final drive housing and all internal parts
  • Drive shafts
  • Constant velocity joints
  • Front hubs and bearings
  • Seals and gaskets

This warranty also covered parts of the transmission and transaxle, including:

  • Case and all internal parts
  • Torque converter
  • Transfer case and all internal parts
  • Transmission/powertrain control module
  • Seals and gaskets

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

The 2007 Honda Element’s first owner could make a claim using the Rust Perforation Limited Warranty (now expired) for any panels on the vehicle that rusted through completely. This warranty was good for five years from the date the first customer took ownership of the vehicle and had no mileage cap. 

The Honda 2007 Element’s Corrosion Perforation Warranty wouldn’t pay to replace rusted underbody panels, rusted panels caused by road hazards or debris, or rusted panels from full immersion in mud, water, or sand.

Air Conditioning Warranty

Driver hand tuning air ventilation grille, fresh air is coming out

If your 2007 Honda Element’s air conditioning system had defective parts, they were covered under the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for three years or 36,000 miles and didn’t have a separate warranty for repairs. 

The air conditioning refrigerant could be recharged for the first year under this warranty.

Paint Warranty

Honda doesn’t provide a warranty for cosmetic or appearance-related defects in its vehicles. If you noticed any problems with your 2007 Honda Element’s paint job upon delivery, you should have brought it to the dealer’s attention right away to have it addressed.

Battery Warranty

If your Honda Element battery failed within the first three years of ownership, Honda would have paid to replace it. This coverage had no mileage cap and covered any fees associated with diagnosis, installation, and labor in addition to the battery replacement cost. This coverage is expired.

Tire Warranty

Your 2007 Honda Element came with tires from a reputable manufacturer that supplied warranty coverage for them. A Tire Warranty statement was in the car’s glove box, and your Honda dealer can help you get in touch with the tire company to find out if you still have remaining coverage.

Emissions Warranty

The emissions system components for your 2007 Honda Element were covered under the Federal Emissions Warranty. This coverage started on the same day as the New Vehicle Limited Warranty and lasted three years or 36,000 miles. 

In states following California’s rules, the emissions components warranty was good for five years or 70,000 miles.

Additionally, Certain emissions system parts might have had extended coverage, and the Clean Air Act required some components to be covered for eight years or 80,000 miles. These parts were included under the Federal Emissions Warranty:

  • Crankcase control system
  • Evaporative and refueling
  • Emissions control systems
  • Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system
  • Exhaust system
  • Ignition system
  • Fuel injection system
  • OBD system
  • Transmission control system
  • Intake air system
  • Secondary air injection system
  • VTEC system
  • VTC system

2007 Honda Element Warranty Extensions Available Upon Car Purchase

Every new Honda comes with the option to add a Honda Care plan to its warranty coverage. This warranty extension provides extra coverage that lasts eight years or 120,000 miles. This coverage would be expired. 

 You had to add this plan before your New Vehicle Limited Warranty expired, and it’s no longer an option for the 2007 Element. Even if you had added this plan, your coverage would be expired.

2007 Honda Element Extended Warranty Available Now

An extended warranty can be a good option for those who want to reduce out-of-pocket expenses if something happens to their 2007 Honda Element. You can look into third-party warranty providers that might offer this type of coverage.

If you’re looking for affordable extended warranty coverage for your 2007 Honda Element, check out the FIXD Vehicle Protection Plan. We’ve partnered with CARCHEX, the industry leader in extended warranties, to cover everything from the engine and other powertrain parts to air conditioning and electrical systems, all for one low monthly fee. There are five levels of coverage available to suit all needs and budgets. Call now for a no-cost, no-obligation quote.

Recalls

Last updated on 12/12/2022. See NHTSA.gov for up-to-date information on recalls.

  • October 10, 2019 – Accelerator Pedal May Bind/FMVSS 124
  • June 27, 2019 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
  • June 27, 2019 – Driver Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
  • March 6, 2019 – Driver Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode
  • April 26, 2018 – Improperly Installed Passenger Air Bag
  • May 24, 2016 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture
  • May 28, 2015 – Driver’s Frontal Air Bag May Rupture
  • September 5, 2012 – Accessory Trailer Hitch Wiring Harness
  • August 4, 2011 – Automatic Transmission Control Module Software
  • March 16, 2010 – Soft Brake Pedal/Braking Performance
  • May 11, 2009 – FMVSS 108/Replacement Headlamps/Amber Reflector

2007 Honda Element Warranty Booklet/Brochure

To ensure you understand all the details of your 2007 Honda Element warranty, you might want to download the warranty brochure.

2007 Honda Element warranty booklet

FAQs

Here are the answers to more questions people often ask about the 2007 Honda Element warranty:

Do Replacement Parts for the 2007 Honda Element Come With Warranty Coverage?

Replacement parts sold through Honda dealers have warranties.

  • Parts installed by a Honda dealer come with a one-year, 12,000-mile warranty
  • Parts from a Honda dealer but installed elsewhere have a one-year warranty and no mileage limit
  • Remanufactured parts come with a three-year, 36,000-mile warranty

Will a Replacement Battery for the 2007 Honda Element Have a Warranty?

Under the Replacement Battery Limited Warranty, your new battery had coverage for 100 months, or eight years and four months. The new battery was fully covered for the first three years and only partially for the remaining 64 months. This coverage has expired.

Are the Exhaust Components on the 2007 Honda Element Covered Under Warranty?

The 2007 Honda Element’s exhaust components are covered under warranty for as long as you own the vehicle. This includes the muffler, A-pipe, and B-pipe. The warranty won’t pay for parts associated with replacing these components, such as clamps, gaskets, or other mounting hardware.

Are Seat Belts in the 2007 Honda Element Under Warranty?

The 2007 Honda Element seatbelts had a 15-year, 150,000-mile warranty. Honda would replace seat belts that were faulty due to poor-quality materials or defective workmanship. The warranty didn’t replace seat belts for comfort or cosmetic reasons. This warranty has expired.

Conclusion: Other Ways to Protect Your 2007 Honda Element

We hope this guide has provided all the information you need about the 2007 Honda Element warranty. Most of the coverage for this vehicle has expired, but you still have options.

If you’re looking to reduce out-of-pocket expenses because your warranty is no longer in effect, be sure to check out the FIXD+CARCHEX Vehicle Protection Plan. The best way to ensure warranty coverage and save yourself money is to follow your manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedule.

You should get the FIXD Sensor and app if you’d like to make staying updated on scheduled maintenance easy. It provides automated maintenance alerts based on your make, model, and mileage, easy engine diagnostics, a repair shop finder, and more!

Sources

Frequent Questions Related to Transportation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change, EPA, (2022), Retrieved on December 12, 2022, https://www.epa.gov/transportation-air-pollution-and-climate-change/frequent-questions-related-transportation-ir#:~:text=Specified%20major%20emission,device%20or%20computer

2005 Honda Warranty Booklet, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., (2006), Retrieved on December 12, 2022, https://owners.honda.com/Documentum/Warranty/Handbooks/AWL31583.pdf

2005 Honda Element Recalls, NHTSA, (2022), Retrieved on December 12, 2022, https://www.nhtsa.gov/vehicle/2007/HONDA/ELEMENT/4%252520DR/AWD%25252FFWD#recalls

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