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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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Car has been sitting without gas for about a month and now when I try to start it, the starter works 100% but the car wont turnove
Hi there. It is possible that the lack of fuel in the tank may be causing the pump to have difficulty picking up the fuel. However, it is more likely that the fuel pump may be damaged, especially if there...
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Car windows won't go up or down
Check that fuses are all good. Your owner's manual should have a diagram of the fuse locations and amperage. If the fuses are good, then there may be an electrical failure within the power window circuit. The window switch, relay,...
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hi, im looking for a 2007 scion tc motor mount( 4 pcs) how much to install them???
Hi there. if you'd like to receive a price estimate to have this service completed, please click this link to the engine mount replacement service page. Simply click the Get a Quote button and enter your information in the content...
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I have a 2015 Scion TC. I do not have the stock wheels on. I have TSW Vales on it now. They're 18X8.5. im looking into some spiked
Hi there. Unfortunately, we do not offer tips and suggestions for aftermarket component upgrades (only OEM solutions). You might want to contact a local tire / wheel shop or aftermarket mechanic to receive the information you are searching.
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FIX A BLOWN MOTOR ON SCION
A "blown engine" is a generic term for major engine damage. There is not a single fix for all "blown engines". With that being said, your vehicle needs to be inspected further to see if the engine is actually repairable...
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i just need little help hope you can give advise what to do My slip indicator light is on and i scan it i got this code C1336 z
Hi there. The code you listed is a Scion / Toyota specific code that indicates that a zero point calibration needs to be completed or the sensor that stored this code is faulty and requires replacement. The process for completing...
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i have jingling metal sound coming from the drive side front wheel generally when going over bumps but also sometimes on smooth su
It sounds like something is wrong with the suspension or even the brakes. I would recommend having a brakes, steering, and suspension inspection performed to determine what exactly is causing this issue. Consider YourMechanic for this service as it can...
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i cant seem to reply to the guy who answered my post was as follows "i have a loud, jingling metal sound coming from the driver si
Hi there. When you submit a question to YourMechanic.com there are multiple professionals that can answer the question. In regards to your question, the CV axle is a one piece part, but the wheel bearing is attached to the axle...
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2005 Scion TC, 108,00 miles. My car didn't start so I had to jumpstart it. I let it idle to charge the battery and it just died.
You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much or too little amperage to the battery resulting in the battery never maintaining a consistent charge as it is designed to. The voltage...
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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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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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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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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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Car is overheatting when driving on the freeway for longer than 30 mins.
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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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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P0420 & PO171
Hi Vee. Thanks for writing in today. I would suggest reading these two articles on the error codes you've listed, P0420 code article and P0171 code as they will provide possible sources, causes and repair solutions. You'll see that these...
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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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Car was at 20k and brake lining was at 6mm car is at 25k. Do they need replacing?
Yes, at 6mm it's time to replace the brake pads. 24000 miles is a little early for brake pads, but it depends a great deal on your driving style and what kind of driving you do most often. Most of...
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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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