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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Scion FR-S
This sporty little twin of the Subaru BRZ offers the same light, fun to drive platform but in a bit more spartan, budget-minded form. The marriage of affordability and sports car-like driving is...

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Engine noise at idling, Check Engine Light on
Hello. It is common for these cars to have problems with the camshaft gears making noise and causing the Engine Light to come on. If the problem persists, then damage to the motor is possible. It would be a good...
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Loose gear shift knob. 2013 Scion FR-S
Hello. It is normal for shifter knobs to be a little loose, but this should not cause any safety issues while driving. If you aren’t comfortable with it, you could always replace it with a new shifter knob. The shifter...
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Shifting issues, grinding noise. 2013 Scion FR-S
Hello. One option would be to adjust your clutch pedal or have it adjusted by a professional. It is also possible that there is a problem with the clutch slave cylinder. When this part is faulty it will cause a...
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Tires and rims keep getting damaged
Hello. There could be a problem with the suspension on your car. The control arm, ball joint, and inner or outer tie rod could be damaged. This will cause excessive wear on the tires. There could also be damage...
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The car idles poorly as if it would stall, Check Engine Light on
Hello. Problems with camshaft gears are common for these cars, which may cause the Check Engine Light to come on and cause the problematic idle. The Check Engine Light codes should be able to identify faulty systems to help shed...
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I want to put an exhaust system on my car but it is not street legal, what can I do?
When it comes to this type of exhaust system, there is no workaround that will make it legal. If these exhaust components do not have the air quality resource tag on them, then they cannot legally be used on the...
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P0018
Sensor output has to be directly tested (or the data/waveform viewed on a scanner) and determined to be faulty prior to replacement. If the sensor happens to test good then, the cause lies elsewhere. Code P0018 can set due to...
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my 2013 scion FRS is haaving a rough idle and it almost feels like its just going to shut off what can it be?
Hello, thank you for writing in. If you are receiving a code for the camshaft position sensor, it is likely causing your loss of power. The vehicle must know where the camshaft is to calculate other engine functions accordingly. A...
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i've been told it's very difficult to ge to the spark plugs on a Scion FRS (boxer engine). Is it possible to replace at my home
I am not 100 percent sure that our mobile mechanics are able to provide this service on your Scion. In order to receive a quote, you need to request a spark plug replacement service by clicking this link. Once we...
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Why are my headlamps not working in auto mode in my 2013 Scion FRS
Hello. When this occurs it is typically because of a short in the body control module. This is a common failure in this module and causes the lights to not function correctly. It may also be the switch itself, though...
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2013 Scion FR-S windows don’t work
This is an electrical issue and could involve the window switch, wiring, grounds, or the window motors. Whatever the cause, a Mechanic would simply trace the circuit, using the wiring diagram in the Factory Service Manual, find the wiring or...
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Car lights come on brakes are stiff not sure electrical on military base but it won't start.
If the lights were on and burning up fuses even up to 30 amps, then there is a major short in the vehicle's wiring system. Check to see what the lights were tied into when the aftermarket lights were installed....
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Jumper cable hooked up wrong.
When reversing the jumper cables is the same as reversing the battery cables. It burns up the fuses, relays, electronic circuits and possibly the computer. If the fuses were replaced and everything in the car is working, then either the...

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