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A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Scion tC
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Low idle in car
Hello. Your car can idle low from a number of reasons. If the check engine light is not on then it may be something simple. I would start by checking the air filter and replacing it if it is dirty....
My car is putting off code p-0500 vehicle speed sensor.
Hello. The symptoms you describe can be produced by both a wiring and sensor issue. A defective sensor may produce an unreliable, intermittent signal which can cause the symptoms you are experiencing. Faulty wiring can also produce unreliable signal which...
Air conditioning blowing hot. 2006 Scion tC
If your A/C compressor clutch isn't engaging, the most common cause is low refrigerant in the system. The only way to check this is to connect an expensive machine to your car, remove the refrigerant and weigh it. Doing other...
Replaced clutch, transmission will not tighten against engine, need advice.
You should replace the pilot bearing anytime the clutch is replaced. You should have aligned the clutch to the pilot bearing with an alignment tool. When aligning the clutch disc you need to make sure it is centered perfectly as...
Replaced Master and Slave clutch cylinders, feels like I have a clutch but can't put into gear while running.
You may still have some air in the clutch hydraulics, or you are having an issue with the clutch not fully releasing. This can be from the air in the system causing the clutch slave cylinder to not move far...
Running Rich
Hello...I would hold off speculation on the effect of the exhaust retrofit until you performed the usual diagnostics on the engine issue that you have. Running rich could be due to oxygen sensors, fuel pressure regulation, problems with the air...
Cost to restore the tires to original setting
The cost to restore your suspension to stock condition can vary greatly. Your geographical location can affect parts pricing and availability, labor costs, etc. The most accurate way to price this would be to have the vehicle inspected by...
Engine quit working
The engine quit for a reason and I believe, from what you have stated, that a failed fuel pump caused the car to quit, unless there were other like overheating or engine noise before the stall. The engine in these...
P0705 - 2007 Scion tC
Hello and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The code P0705 means the transmission range sensor circuit has a fault. This is usually caused by the sensor on the transmission failing. After installing the remote start switch, if you did not hook...
Can a bad thermostat cause me to have to keep putting coolant in my car?
Hi, thanks for writing in. The thermostat in the engine cooling system is a valve that opens and closes as engine temperature fluctuates. The purpose of the valve is to keep the engine operating temperature at a relatively constant, optimal...
Brake lights don't turn on when brake pedal is pressed.
Hello, thanks for writing in. Yes, the symptoms you describe are typical of a faulty brake light switch. The brake light switch, which is usually mounted at the base of the pedal, is the electronic switch responsible for powering the...
Turn signals keep blowing fuse under hood
If the fuse blows as soon as you put it in then you have a direct short and may have a bad flasher relay in the interior relay fuse box. Remove the relay and see if the fuse still blows....
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...
Parking lights come on and blink without my assistance
The most common problem is the flasher relay in the interior fuel junction box. Try to replace the relay first and if the problem continues then you may have gotten something into the turn signal switch like cleaners or interior...
Engine light still on after replacing the gas cap
This is a simple fix. Replace the fuel cap. The cap sometimes does not reseal after refueling causing the system to detect a leak. Make sure the cap is sealing after you refuel and make sure the vehicle is turned...
No sound when the lock and panic key buttons are pressed.
After checking the wiring diagrams for the horn and antitheft system for your car I do not see where they connect in any way. I do not think the vehicle is equipped to sound the horn if you have the...
Burning oil
If the dealer did an oil consumption test and determined your engine is using excessive oil due to the engine piston rings then you can replace your engine with a remanufactured one or you can have your engine overhauled. The...
Clutch pedal doesn't come back up
You are experiencing the effects of a worn out clutch and pressure plate. It feels like there is a lot of play because the clutch disc is worn out. The pedal is not returning because the pressure plate springs are...

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