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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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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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New coils plugs and wire plugs now car starts and stalls out within 3 seconds.
I would recommend retracing your steps on this. It is possible that an electrical connector or a vacuum hose of some kind could have been disconnected and not put back during the replacement of the spark plugs and ignition coils....
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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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Q: 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 2013 sion xb. After jumping my car battery, car starts and runs fine but wont accelerate at all. Wont move.
If you got lots of spark then either you hooked up cables backwards or the battery is shorted and will need to be replaced. For the vehicle not moving may be caused by low battery voltage or if you shorted...
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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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I had my airbags replaced on my 2012 scion xb and instantly lost 61 miles per gas tank. Why?
When the airbags were replaced the battery would have been disconnected and may cause the computer to reset and can cause some loss of fuel mileage until the computer gets through relearn. If you still get lower fuel mileage after...
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2006 Scion XB w/200k miles throwing 2 codes...... P0012 and P0303. Changed oil, filters, and spark plugs. Same codes come up.
Given the quite complete picture that you have provided, including that you are capable of repairs and cognizant of the costs, my advice is obtain a pinpoint diagnostic and then you can consider performing the repair yourself, although I think...
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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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2008 Scion xB p2118
Hi Fernando. Thanks for sending your question to us today. The P2118 code is a general OBD-II diagnostic trouble code (DTC) that is referencing the throttle actuator control motor current/performance. When the engine control module (ECM) detects out-of-range voltage or...
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Rear window in 2005 scion xb will not go down with rear door switch nor master control switch
Hi Gabrielle. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have multiple issues with door locks and windows, it can usually be traced to a faulty control module. Usually, when the module begins to fail, individual systems will start to have...
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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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