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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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When the clutch is in and I start turning the steering wheel I hear a poping noise
Hi Taco. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually when you hear a popping noise while turning the steering wheel, it's due to a steering column or tie rod bushing failure. The sound tends to be easier to hear when the...
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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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If I don't have a valet button, am I not able to turn off my horn from honking when i lock ans unlock my car with my keyfob?
Hi Kaden. Thanks for the question tonight. I think your best option is to review your owner manual for the details on what options are available for your specific vehicle. Unfortunately, we don't have access to a Scion manual for...
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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 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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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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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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Would I be able to put a 16 inch donut tire on my car with 17 inch regular tires?
As long as the tire is the same height top to bottom and bolt pattern is the same you should be able to use it. You should put it on and may sure it spins freely and not hit anything...
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After replacing passenger side rear brake pads and rotor now front driver side brakes and rotor is grinding bad
Hi Jeremy. Thanks for contacting us today. Anytime you have (1) brake that is wearing out, others will soon follow. This is why professional mechanics and automotive manufacturers recommend replacing ALL brakes at the same time. Front brakes typically wear...
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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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Wont start been having tk tapw started solinoid now that wont work a month ago the power and ground were mixed up on my car.
Hi Jillian. Thanks for contacting us today. The unfortunate side-effect of accidentally hooking up the battery cables backward is that it can cause serious electrical glitches to occur that are very difficult to isolate and repair. The best advice I...
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Did my engine seize or lock up after all my oil drained out from driving it for say a mile? It stalled and wont turn over.
It's very likely. If you drove the car without oil pressure until it quit it's quite possible that there has been serious damage, and at the age and mileage of the car it might not be economically feasible to invest...
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Transmission Oil Change - Best Method
The transmission should only be serviced when there is a repair being done since the fluid filter is not replaced but cleaned when transmission is overhauled and fluid does not go bad. If you do replace the fluid then make...
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the ac is not blowing cold air. i have put fluid in to make sure it wasnt low and im couriouse if the compressor is bad
It is possible that the system could even be overcharged. Overcharging of the AC system can cause it not to work properly. Also leaks in the AC system more often undetectable to the eye. Many times UV detection dye and...
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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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Every time I step on gas, RPM goes up but I do not gain any speed
If you smell burning clutch smell and you are not able to go forward, it is very likely that your clutch has failed. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine the exact cause...
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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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