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Understanding the Scion Maintenance Required and Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Scion Maintenance Required light indicates when your car needs service.
Scion Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
If you have been shopping for a used Scion vehicle, you may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Scion xD
The 2012 Scion xD is designed to answer the needs of a younger crowd – those that want an affordable vehicle that is proven reliable, provides easy navigation in tighter quarters, and offers...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Scion iQ
The 2012 Scion iQ delivers the type of driving experience you would expect from a microcar. The higher fuel economy coupled with a tight turning radius provides an excellent vehicle for those who...
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...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Scion tC
In general, Scion has been a car manufacturer that continues to climb in popularity. Perhaps no model exemplifies this more than the 2012 Scion tC. Back in 2011, Scion gave this vehicle a...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Scion xB
If you want an SUV because of the spacious interior, the 2012 Scion xB is a great choice. It’s easily one of the most affordable on the market. Key Features The four-cylinder power...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Limited Mobility
When you have limited mobility there are a number of challenges you face, one of these can be with your vehicle. Finding a car that meets your specific needs, and addressing your challenges can...
What is Rear-Wheel Drive?
For the better part of the twentieth century, nearly every vehicle on the road had the engine sending power to the rear wheels. This arrangement makes a lot of sense to designers, with the...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Short Commutes
If you’re lucky enough to have a short commute to work, then you need to consider different factors when buying a used car than someone with a lengthier drive (or more...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for College Students
You’ve done it – high school is officially behind you. Now it’s time to head off to a brand new world. College is that and more and you may need a...

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My air conditioner blower won't always turn on until I hit this white box behind my glove compartment.
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Hi there. From the description you have provided it sounds like it could be, the electric power steering motor has failed. It could also be, an electrical power or ground failure to the power steering motor. You should contact a...
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What is the law on underglow in wv
Hello, thank you for writing in. To start, we need to disclaim that we are not legal experts, but can give you some general guidelines on the subject. Each state varies rather greatly on their vehicle lighting laws, so keep...
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Hello, I was curious to know how much would a transmission fluid change cost for a 2013 Scion XB? What type of fluid do they use?
Hi there. The transmission fluid that your vehicle calls for is Genuine Toyota ATF T-IV Transmission Fluid. If you have letters to have your vehicle brought to the dealership for a recall, there is no charge to you to fix...
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Rattle under car or around engine? Drives fine just a rattle when I apply gas or go over bumps
Hi there. A rattling sound can be caused by simple problems like a loose bracket or a larger issue including a fan blade that is warped, internal engine components like valve lifters not receiving enough oil and drive belt pulley's...
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Average price to replace a 2005 scion xb 1.5L motor in CA.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace an engine in a 2005 Scion xB. The engine size is L4-1.5L.
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I have a 2008 scion xb, the heater started to blow cool air, the vsc light came on, and the car ran hot. It can drive. What could
Hi there. Check the coolant and see if it's low. If the coolant is low, then top off the coolant and check around to locate a coolant leak. If there is no leaks, then the coolant may have blown out...
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Stock engine swap replacement compatibility
The engines (i.e., the long block assemblies) from the two subject VIN's are 100% interchangeable. Please note though that sensors, electronics, controls and accessories on the engines would have to be separately verified OR, without verification, simply carried over from...
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Check engine light came on and car stopped
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Piston ring/ spark plug
The piston rings in these engines are very weak to start with and now that you have over 265k miles is telling me your compression is getting low in the engine due to the piston rings are leaking oil and...
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Idle fluctuates and then stalls.
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a belt that needs to be tightened as this will cause a screeching noise when a belt is loose and the engine is running at any pace. This can be fixed usually...
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Leaking coolant no signs of leak anywhere 2006 Scion tC
Hi - this problem sounds a bit more challenging as you have done all the logical things - well done! Remaining possibilities include coolant leaking into the exhaust (cracked cylinder head) which would give you white smoke with a sweet...
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2011 Scion XB ECM replacement cost.
Hi there. The time to replace an ECM (Engine Control Module) on a 2011 Scion xB with a L4-2.4L engine is around 1 to 2 hours not including programming the ECM. ____________________________________________ Billing question was sent to CS for the...
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Car making clunking, grinding noise 2006 Scion xB
Hi there - your symptoms suggest a problem with the transmission since they only appear when the vehicle is in gear. First task is to check the transmission fluid - you are looking for "clear" red fluid and no burned...
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Car stopped running when driving and could not put the shifter in gear to move the car.
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headlight/ tail light tinting laws in Utah
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I am getting a 2007 Scion tC. I am having a mix feeling about it.
Hi there. The maintenance is good on the Scion vehicles. All parts are designed to wear and tear out, but as long as the maintenance is kept up with the vehicle, then there should be minimal maintenance to perform. I...
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I think my car is not shifting to top gear. 2014 Scion tC
Hello - there are several reasons why your transmission may not be shifting up to top gear. A failure of a speed sensor (internal to the transmission), or a problem with the throttle position sensor on the engine may prevent...
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Low rpm idle
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I just have a question knowing if its bad to put my automatic transmission in L2 or 3.
Hi there. It is cool to have your engine rev up and make an awesome popping sound as it rev's down. Your transmission is designed to handle the stress and load of the engine during this event. Your vehicle will...

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