Scion preventive maintenance repair questions and answers
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mvreeland4648 - 2010 Scion xD - Preventive Maintenance - 2/9/2013
2/9/2013 JimmAs long as the dealer replaced the engine oil with the same grade / visocity - then no harm.
Check the receipt - if you paid a premium price for the synthetic oil, then you can return to the dealer and ask them to refund the difference in cost, or to change the incorrect oil and replace with the synthetic that you have paid for.
tedwdkim68 - 2006 Scion tC - Preventive Maintenance - 1/21/2013Fail emission test.
mlenker - 2004 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 9/11/2012already have on ordr a front passenger hub and wheel bearing but I couldnt find anything listed fortone ring.
maybe he means the gear looking thing on the axle which is for abs. if your car has that, i have never heard of a tone ring. ask him to show you one in the parts book. if he cant, then he's screwing with you!!!
9/11/2012 lets fix itif you have abs its the toothed ring pressed on to the cv shaft. was your vehicle in an accident because those things rarely go bad
XBOX04 - 2004 Scion xB - Preventive Maintenance - 7/4/2012My vehicle has approx. 60K on it. Last Summer, A/C was recharged but may have been overcharged (the result was no cold air). This Spring I tried it again w/ some cool air yet not enough to be comfortable on Hot Days. Any thoughts about what is going on and how ...
ben - 2006 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 6/17/2012
ASHISDOPE - 2005 Scion tC - Preventive Maintenance - 4/7/201267717 MILES, HAPPENS WHEN WARM, HAPPENS WHEN DRIVING AN TAKES AWHILE TO GO WHEN STOPPED, HAPPENS EVERY ONCE IN AWHILE. IT FIRST STARTED IN MARCH 3 TIMES, NO WARNING LIGHTS COME ON. GOT A DIAGNOSITC TEST AN THEY CANT FIND THE ISSUE.
lewis - 2006 Scion tC - Preventive Maintenance - 11/29/2011The maintenance equip light is on for a while so I thought I need oil change. Today I changed the oil but it is still on .
11/29/2011 Spoon SportsAfter you've driven your Scion for a few thousand miles, you will see a "maintenance required" orange light flash for a few seconds in the center display console every time you start your car. Do not be alarmed. this is just a reminder to have your oil changed. If you change your own oil, you can reset the light. here is how:
1. Turn on the ignition and make sure it is on your odometer display, not the trip display.
2. Turn off your ignition. Hold down the trip meter reset button and turn the ignition on. Keep the button pushed in.
3. The maintenance required light will flash for a few seconds. when it turns off, let go of the reset button.
The the display will change for 1 second and go back to the mileage. That's it.
Ray - 2010 Scion xD - Preventive Maintenance - 11/16/2011Shops are continually cracking the lid on the oil canister and I end up replacing the whole assembly every time instead of just the filter!
dave - 2004 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 10/7/2011I know this has something to do with the black box under rear of car.It has several lines going to filler tube.But what is the box called?
dbruno - 2006 Scion xB - Preventive Maintenance - 7/27/2011
7/27/2011 yboy82There is no TSB and Recall for your vehicle.
7/27/2011 yboy82Try to check out this link http://www.progressive.com/.../...ecall-search.aspx to if you want to search for recalls on a certain vehicles. And if possible visit this link http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallprocess.cfm to have more idea about Recalls.
jon white - 2009 Scion xD - Preventive Maintenance - 6/7/2011so how do i reset it light is annoying
jon white - 2009 Scion xD - Preventive Maintenance - 6/7/2011
ben - 2006 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 1/21/2011
1/21/2011 J and K AUTOMOTIVE TOWING AND REPAIR1
Secure the vehicle on a level surface.
Use a jack to lift up the vehicle. Every vehicle comes from the factory with a jack. To locate and properly use this Jack, see the owner's manual. The owner's manual will inform you where the proper jacking location is.
Secure the vehicle with jack stands on both sides for safety before starting any work. The pinch welds or frame rails are the two best locations. Do not rely on the jack to hold the vehicle up while working.
Remove the wheels by loosening and pulling off the lugs nuts that are holding the rims on.
Find the correct size socket and large ratchet or tire iron and turn them counter clockwise. The lug nuts are the capped bolts that round the center of the wheel holding the rim to the hub.
If the vehicle is equipped with hub cabs (plastic covers over the wheels) these will need to be removed to access the lug nuts. Use a flat head screw driver to carefully pry the hubcap away from the rim.
Pop the hub cab loose in 3 or 4 places around the rim so that you do not crack the plastic.
Remove wheel, and locate the brake caliper.
Using a ratchet and correct size socket remove the brake caliper mounting bolts or pins.
Using channel lock pliers or a screwdriver remove the wheel hub dust cap.
Using needle nose pliers and channel lock pliers remove the cotter pin, hub nut and retaining washer.
Remove the outer wheel bearing.
To remove the inner bearing, thread the hub nut back onto the spindle and pull the hub/rotor down and off. This will leave the inner wheel bearing and seal resting on the spindle. If you have a hat style rotor with fixed hub bearings, these may require a press to remove the bearing from the hub
Now that the rotor assembly is completely off the vehicle, use a punch and hammer to drive out the old inner and outer races.
Thoroughly clean the inside of the rotor hub to rid it of contaminates and old grease. Inspect the hub for damage.
Locate the bearing race drivers for the inner and outer races. Using the correct driver, hammer the new bearing races into the hub fully.
Using a bearing packer, pack the new inner and outer wheel bearings with the recommended wheel bearing grease (high temperature, high pressure).
Coat the inside of the clean hub with the same wheel bearing grease used for packing.
Install the inner wheel bearing into the hub and install the wheel bearing seal with the appropriate seal installer tool.
Lightly coat the spindle with wheel bearing grease, and install the bearing hub assembly onto the spindle.
Install the outer wheel bearing into the hub.
Install the wheel bearing retaining washer.
Install the wheel bearing hub nut and tighten by hand. Lash the bearing.
Install the wheel bearing cotter pin.
Install the wheel bearing dust cap.
Spray brake cleaner on the hub/rotor and wipe off any dirt and grease that is present.
Unhook the brake caliper and slide it back over the brake rotor, position it so that the bolts can be reinstalled.
Using correct size ratchet and socket, tighten the caliper bolts or pins.
Mount the rim and tire to the hub and torque the lug nuts to the manufacturer's specifications using a star pattern.
Spin the wheel and listen for noise in the bearings.
Road test vehicle and listen for noises while increasing speed and braking through turns to verify repair.
1/21/2011 James VaughnI believe this vehicle may have a wheel bearing hub assembly. Is this a front wheel drive?
1/21/2011 J and K AUTOMOTIVE TOWING AND REPAIR1
Park the vehicle on a solid level surface. Set the parking brake and chock the rear wheels.
Using a floor jack, raise the front of the vehicle.
Support the vehicle with jack stands on both sides for safety before starting any work. Do not rely on the jack to hold the vehicle up while working.
Rotate the tire and listen for any noise from the wheel bearing. Grab the wheel and tire assembly at the 12 and 6 o'clock positions and attempt to rock the tire. If you feel any play, the bearings are worn.
Remove the wheel and tire assembly from the hub.
Remove the brake caliper and mounting bracket from the steering knuckle. Remove the brake disc (rotor) from the hub.
For front wheel drive vehicles, remove the axle hub nut.
Gain access to the back side of the hub assembly.
Unbolt the wheel hub assembly from the steering knuckle. Remove the hub assembly.
Install the new wheel hub assembly in the steering knuckle.
Reinstall the axle nut, brake disc and caliper. Torque the axle nut and caliper mounting bolts to the manufacturer's specifications.
Reinstall the wheel and tire assembly. Torque the lug nuts to the manufacturer's specifications in a star pattern.
Lower the vehicle and road test to verify your repairs.