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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
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Car stopped running when driving and could not put the shifter in gear to move the car.
The issue seems to be the battery in your car. The battery has lost power and is making all of the functions fail in the car. I recommend replacing the battery and rechecking the condition. Then check the alternator and...
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headlight/ tail light tinting laws in Utah
Have lived in St George for six years, I understand the frustration you're experiencing with the legality of your tint. The truth is that the State of Utah frequently changes automotive safety standards; in most cases, on an annual basis....
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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
Since you had the battery disconnected the computer needs to relearn the idle again. I would recommend having the throttle body cleaned and then the throttle relearn process done so the idle can stabilize and be relearned by the computer....
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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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Keyless entry and remote programming
Hello. Reprogramming the immobilizer system of your vehicle is very pattern sensitive process. All the steps have to be completed in a near perfect sequence or else the reprogramming may not register. It usually takes someone, possibly even some technicians...
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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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Driver door window
Hi there. In most cases, it's due to an electrical fault within the power window motor. If you've purchased your car from a Scion dealership, you should probably call their service department and see if this falls under a warranty....
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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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I have an automatic shifter that suddenly got loose. I no longer need to push in the button to shift from park to drive.
It sounds as though you have probably had a shifter cable break, or a corresponding part of the shift linkage. Of course, it may have been the shifter has failed, but it is more than likely the shift cable, as...
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My toyota scion xa has about 98,000 miles. Do you thinkle it's wise to get a flush?
Per the manufacturer, the engine coolant on the Scion should be replaced at 100,000 miles (and every 50,000 miles thereafter). The spark plugs should be replaced every 30,000 miles (that is very important). It is a good idea to change...
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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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2009 scion xd not accelarating
Hello there. When a car is slow to accelerate, it is typically caused by a restriction of the fuel delivery process. In many circumstances, the root source of the problem is a dirty fuel filter, clogged fuel injector(s) or the...
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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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Car is making a loud noise coming from the air box because when u apply a little pressure the noise goes away and I just got a new
Hello, thank you for writing in. You are absolutely heading in the right direction. If you were to look at a diagram of the filter housing you would see it simply runs to the vents up front. If you can...
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What can I buy to check for leaks in the hoses
Hello, thank you for writing in. The quickest and easiest way to locate a leak in the system is to use a dye. It is added to the refrigerant and cycled through for a few minutes running the AC on...
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Hi I'm having an issue with my brake lights not illuminating. The 3rd light, hazards, and all others are functioning correctly. I
The tail lamp housings themselves may be at fault. Inspect the wiring connector and plug into each housing. If they appear burnt, there may be faults with the circuit board inside each tail lamp assembly. Have a friend press the...
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All my lights is on but the car won't start
Hi there. When a car is hard to start, but there appears to be battery life due to lights and other accessories being active, it's usually caused by one of three possible issues. If you turn the key and nothing...
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Stuck in limp mode ECM Throwing P2118 code, throttle body actuator, does it absolutely NEED to be replaced? 2008 Scion xB
Hello - for your P2118 problem - there is a separate fuse for the electronic throttle control (ETCS) - 10a I think - in the engine bay. Check that fuse first to see if the reverse jump killed it (check...

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