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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...

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My air conditioner blower won't always turn on until I hit this white box behind my glove compartment.
As the air conditioner blower motor ages the bearings get worn and can cause the motor to not start turning unless you tap on the motor or the motor housing. The fis is to replace the blower motor before it...
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Hello, I was curious to know how much would a transmission fluid change cost for a 2013 Scion XB? What type of fluid do they use?
Hi there. The transmission fluid that your vehicle calls for is Genuine Toyota ATF T-IV Transmission Fluid. If you have letters to have your vehicle brought to the dealership for a recall, there is no charge to you to fix...
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Average price to replace a 2005 scion xb 1.5L motor in CA.
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to replace an engine in a 2005 Scion xB. The engine size is L4-1.5L.
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Can i still drive if the electric power steering goes bad?
Hello, thank you for writing in. While it is technically possible to drive the car with a failing electric power steering system, it is not going to get any better. The vehicle will need to be serviced as soon as...
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Car wont shift from drive/reverse to park
Hi there. Is the transmission manual or automatic? If it is a manual, the neutral safety switch could have failed, the starter could have failed, etc. A proper inspection of the battery and starter would be the first order of...
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Door ajar light stuck on
Hello there, a variety of faults will cause your 2006 Scion xB to have the door ajar light on at all times. The likely faults would be a failing door switch, shorted wire, or a damaged wiring harness. If the...
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I have a 2008 scion xb, the heater started to blow cool air, the vsc light came on, and the car ran hot. It can drive. What could
Hi there. Check the coolant and see if it's low. If the coolant is low, then top off the coolant and check around to locate a coolant leak. If there is no leaks, then the coolant may have blown out...
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Piston ring/ spark plug
The piston rings in these engines are very weak to start with and now that you have over 265k miles is telling me your compression is getting low in the engine due to the piston rings are leaking oil and...
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2011 Scion XB ECM replacement cost.
Hi there. The time to replace an ECM (Engine Control Module) on a 2011 Scion xB with a L4-2.4L engine is around 1 to 2 hours not including programming the ECM. ____________________________________________ Billing question was sent to CS for the...
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Car making clunking, grinding noise 2006 Scion xB
Hi there - your symptoms suggest a problem with the transmission since they only appear when the vehicle is in gear. First task is to check the transmission fluid - you are looking for "clear" red fluid and no burned...
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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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AC Compressor
This is correct in that the AC compressor is run by the same drive belt that powers the rest of the engine components sch as timing, water pump and various other accessories such as power steering. You may wish to...
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Rattling noise when car is idle
Hi There, Depending on the sound of the noise and where it is coming from, this may be something like a heat shield underneath the vehicle which is a part of the exhaust system. These are commonly known to rattle...
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I have a 2009 Scion xB and replaced the alternator. The engine is slightly shaking drove it around and the car was turning off on
Hello, thank you for writing in. As to the alternator wires, we cannot determine if they are connected correctly without an inspection. A weak electrical supply would cause the engine to run poorly. The air conditioner may or may not...
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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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Engine makes fast ticking sound anytime I push in the gas. Is that a sign of low oil pressure? I also just learned my fuel pump we
If the engine is not starting you may have a bad fuel pump but since you had a noise in the motor before the problem started you should have the ignition checked to see if you have spark and compression....
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I have an 08 Scion xB that needs condenser and hose. How much out the door? Thanks
Hi Roland. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com tonight. In order to give you an out the door estimate, we need to collect some info from you. Please click this link to access the AC condenser service page. Once on...
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Can my 2008 scion xb won't creak if the timing tensioner don't work.
If your timing belt tensioner is seized then you may have broke the timing belt and this would not allow the engine to start.
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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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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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