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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 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 is set up differently. Read on...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Scion iQ
The 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 do a lot of city driving...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Scion xB
If 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 on the 2012 Scion xB may...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2013 Scion FR-S
This 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 successful one in the 2013...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for Short Commutes
If 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 time stuck in traffic). Chances are good that...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Limited Mobility
When 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 mean the difference between being...
The Best Used Cars to Buy for College Students
You’ve 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 car during your pursuit of a higher education....
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Scion tC
In 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 facelift and, by the following year,...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Scion xD
The 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 unique design that is nothing...
What is Rear-Wheel Drive?
For 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 rear wheels handling all of...

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Brake pedal to floor when starting
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On the start/ stop engine button on my 2016 scion IA. It will occasionally have a flashing light.
The normal display modes for the indicator light on the Start/Stop button are discussed on page 140 of the 2016 Scion iA Owner's Manual. A flashing indicator on the Start/Stop button is not a normal (expected) display mode. If you...
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why does my car won't go into gear?
You should check and see with engine off if the clutch slave is moving the clutch when pedal is pressed. If it does not move or take a couple pumps to move then you either have air in system or...
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Parasitic battery drain
When trying to locate the draw on a battery, I would normally use a process of elimination to locate where the draw(s) is coming from. With everything off, and measuring the draw, I would begin pulling individual fuses or relays....
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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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Hesitation when accelerating
Hi There, The radiator fan may have stopped working for a couple of reasons such as a faulty fan motor or faulty fan relay. As you know, this can be dangerous to the motor as it may cause it to...
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Engine lock
If a mechanic already looked at it and says engine is locked then I would need to know if the engine was overheated or ran without oil. Either way you may need to replace the motor. If the motor needs...
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Coolant leak??
My suggestion is to have the coolant refilled and the system pressure tested to see whether you have a leak, or the engine overheated due to a fan not turning on, or you have a blown head gasket. A...
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Clutch problems
You will need to have the clutch system checked to see if you have a leak, or if the clutch master cylinder leaks internally by the cups. If the master cylinder is okay and the return is not blocked, then...
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Check engine light
Hello. If the harnesses do not match then the sensor you have is incorrect. A search on my end also reveals that your vehicle uses a four wire sensor, however if the harness on the vehicle uses a 2 wire...
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Car will not start
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Car will not crank
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I had my airbags replaced on my 2012 scion xb and instantly lost 61 miles per gas tank. Why?
When the airbags were replaced the battery would have been disconnected and may cause the computer to reset and can cause some loss of fuel mileage until the computer gets through relearn. If you still get lower fuel mileage after...
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I have a 2013 sion xb. After jumping my car battery, car starts and runs fine but wont accelerate at all. Wont move.
If you got lots of spark then either you hooked up cables backwards or the battery is shorted and will need to be replaced. For the vehicle not moving may be caused by low battery voltage or if you shorted...
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New coils plugs and wire plugs now car starts and stalls out within 3 seconds.
I would recommend retracing your steps on this. It is possible that an electrical connector or a vacuum hose of some kind could have been disconnected and not put back during the replacement of the spark plugs and ignition coils....
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I accidentally tapped the battery with a wrench and it sparked. now car won’t start, it doesn’t click, and radio won’t start.
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Rear window in 2005 scion xb will not go down with rear door switch nor master control switch
Hi Gabrielle. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have multiple issues with door locks and windows, it can usually be traced to a faulty control module. Usually, when the module begins to fail, individual systems will start to have...
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where is the camshaft position sensor located on a 2005 scion TC
Hi Manuel. Thanks for contacting us today. The camshaft position sensor is located on the driver side of the engine bay, attached to the side of the cylinder head. Since we can't attach images to show you the exact location,...
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Car starts n idles fine. When I put it in gear it stalls. I'm thinking transmission fluid problems? Also it "CLANKS" when shifting
The torque converter and torque converter lock up solenoid should be evaluated. Another possibility is an internal hydraulic leak in transmission seals causing pressure to apply both reverse and forward gears at the same time, lock up the transmission and...

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