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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...
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issues after toyota repaired scon tc engine due to excess oil consumption test failure
The extended warranty (there was no recall) that Toyota has offered on your vehicle, in response to the excessive oil consumption issue, only includes the short block, consequently all cylinder head components are excluded. You should measure your oil consumption....
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Idle drops when pushing the clutch IN
You should first have the computer scanned for any codes that may contribute to the problem like the idle control valve or mass air flow sensor. Check all the intake hoses for any cracks between the therottle body and the...
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Scion tc, 2005, 83000 miles. Just had the battery replaced after the car was 'weak starting'. Now the car is shaking, and it feels
Some learned engine operating parameters values, stored in the PCM (engine computer), can be lost when the battery is replaced. However, after 25 miles or so, the engine should operate normally as it did before. If it doesn't, then there...
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2015 Scion Tc, I would like to turn off my horn from going off every time I lock and unlock my car with my keyfob. How can I chang
For Scions, turn ignition on, then off. Then press the valet button on the keyfob 3 times to deactivate the horn from honking. The vehicle should emit only a light chirp instead. Some features on the keyfob are only dealer...
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I have a 2010 scion tc with about 90k on it and since I've purchased the car its had overheating issues. I took it back to carmax
Hi Schuyler. I'm sorry to hear you are having a bad experience with overheating on the Scion. The truth is that random overheating problems like you've described are very difficult to pinpoint and isolate. Although many mechanics often assume that...
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Q: 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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I was told my rpm were going up & down because of a broken motor mount. Can that really cause it to do that?
Hi Desirae. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Although an engine mount can cause a lot of negative symptoms, such as vibration and shaking, it's less likely that a broken engine mount is the only thing causing higher idle. However, if...
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Method used to replace clutch fluid
There are two different methods that can be used. One is to use pressure on the master cylinder with fluid and push new fluid through the system. The other method is to use a vacuum at the clutch slave cylinder...
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Car not overheating but I have coolant boiling in the reservoir tank. I have to add about a quart of coolant to the radiator ever
If you are getting low on coolant and have bubbles going into the overflow bottle then you most likely have a blown head gasket. It does not always put out smoke from tailpipe. You will need to have system pressure...
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Hey Jay, what should I charge someone for bleeding their brakes on a 04 tc?
Brake system flush will be the same as bleeding and will be a minimum of one hours labor.
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Brakes not as responsive, must slam on breaks to stop, sponge pedal, slowed braking, replaced most parts already, can’t find leak
The problem you describe of low or no pedal after replacing the master cylinder is an indication of air is still in the system. You may have antilock brakes that needs to be bled out using a scanner that can...
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Brake pedal to floor when starting
If brake calipers are replaced, this will cause air to enter the brake system. The brakes must be bled in order to remove the air and regain pedal pressure. As for the slide pin, most of them have a spot...
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Car makes one click when trying to start. Just changed starter and no change.
Since you have ran through water and stalled the motor you may have sucked in enough water to lock up the motor. Remove all the spark plugs and air filter and try and turn over motor to see if motor...
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My 2012 Scion tC will over rev when I'm trying to accelerate.
If your clutch is slipping you will be able to hear the engine rev, and the tachometer rise without any apparent acceleration of the car. It tends to happen in the higher gears because that is when the load on...
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My 2005 Scion tC won't start?
Hi Courtney. Thanks for writing in tonight about your Scion. Although a battery might be charged, it is possible that it has worn out and does not have enough cranking amps to activate the starter and power ignition system components...
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2007 scion tc eats too much gas.
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection...
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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 stalls and oil pressure light flickers replaced ocv why is this happening
The oil pressure light may flicker anytime the engine drops below a certain RPM level due to the lack of normal oil pressure. If the oil pressure sensor was recently replaced, this should eliminate the sensor as a potential problem....
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Does seafoam cause problems to your car such as choking before start and temperature gauge to lower when accelerating
SeaFoam is implicated in anecdotal reports (i.e., unverified, episodic; non-controlled circumstances) of engine/component damage. Like virtually all OEM vehicle manufacturers, Toyota does NOT recommend Sea Foam, or ANY other aftermarket treatments or "additives" like it for use in fuel or...

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