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  • mvreeland4648
     
    • Jimm
      2/9/2013 Jimm
      As 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
    tedwdkim68 - 2006 Scion tC - Preventive Maintenance - 1/21/2013
    What are Diagnostic codes p0441, p0455, p0456?
    Fail emission test.
     
    • dddon
      1/21/2013 dddon
      I just Got the same Results when I attempted to get my emissions approved in GA ( I just moved here from FL). They state I have to get a new Emmissions canister at a cost of $520.00 Parts and Labor
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 2005 Scion xB - Preventive Maintenance - 12/27/2012
    Coolant reservoir cap leaking
     
    • Bill
      12/27/2012 Bill
      And your question is? With this info I would have to say get another cap.
      Bill
      12/27/2012 AutoMD Member
      i think it will not resolve the problem i want to know why is it the coolant coming out a lot while i'am driving the car
  • mlenker
    mlenker - 2004 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 9/11/2012
    My mechanic says I need a tone ring but it is not listed for this car. Is it part of the axle assembly?
    already have on ordr a front passenger hub and wheel bearing but I couldnt find anything listed fortone ring.
     
    • dd
      6/17/2012 dd
      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!!!
    • lets fix it
      9/11/2012 lets fix it
      if 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
    XBOX04 - 2004 Scion xB - Preventive Maintenance - 7/4/2012
    Problem with the A/C not getting cold enough
    My 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 ...
     
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  • hearts5673
    hearts5673 - 2004 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 6/17/2012
    How do I Flush my radiator?
    When do I flush my radiator
     
    • dd
      6/17/2012 dd
      tons of videos on line on how to do this you tube, 1a auto etc...
  • ben
    ben - 2006 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 6/17/2012
    How do i change the coils in my scion
     
    • dd
      6/17/2012 dd
      changing the coils is easy on newer cars. wherever the plug wires go to on the top of the engine. that is where the cils are. ususally they are bolted to the engine. unbolt the coil pack and put your wires in the right spot as the old coils are or it wont run>
  • ASHISDOPE
    ASHISDOPE - 2005 Scion tC - Preventive Maintenance - 4/7/2012
    WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN THE CAR IS SLUGGISH, WONT ROLL WHEN IN DRIVE WHEN YOU TAKE YOUR FOOT OFF THE BRAKE AN WONT REVERS
    67717 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.
     
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  • lewis
    lewis - 2006 Scion tC - Preventive Maintenance - 11/29/2011
    The maintenance light is still on after oil change
    The 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 .
     
    • Spoon Sports
      11/29/2011 Spoon Sports
      After 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
    Ray - 2010 Scion xD - Preventive Maintenance - 11/16/2011
    Can the oil filter be changed from a canister-type to a normal wrench-off type?
    Shops 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
    dave - 2004 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 10/7/2011
    Can't pump in fuel at a normal pace,gas pump keeps kicking off
    I 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?
     
    • TechSam
      10/7/2011 TechSam
      I think the problem is with your cam sensor.
  • dbruno
    dbruno - 2006 Scion xB - Preventive Maintenance - 7/27/2011
    Please list the recalls to date
     
  • jon white
    jon white - 2009 Scion xD - Preventive Maintenance - 6/7/2011
    How do i reset maintenance required light.it comes on when oil is due to be changed but i change my own oil
    so how do i reset it light is annoying
     
    • yboy82
      6/7/2011 yboy82
      Try to turn the ignition to "on" position. And then press and hold "TRIP" button until "000000" is displayed. Turn ignition off.
  • jon white
    jon white - 2009 Scion xD - Preventive Maintenance - 6/7/2011
    How do i reset service requried light after oil change i change my own oil
     
    • yboy82
      6/7/2011 yboy82
      Try to turn the ignition to "on" position. And then press and hold "TRIP" button until "000000" is displayed. Turn ignition off.
  • ben
    ben - 2006 Scion xA - Preventive Maintenance - 1/21/2011
    How to replace front bearings
     
    • J and K AUTOMOTIVE TOWING AND REPAIR
      1
      Secure the vehicle on a level surface.
      2
      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.
      3
      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.
      4
      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.
      5
      Remove wheel, and locate the brake caliper.
      6
      Using a ratchet and correct size socket remove the brake caliper mounting bolts or pins.
      7
      Using channel lock pliers or a screwdriver remove the wheel hub dust cap.
      8
      Using needle nose pliers and channel lock pliers remove the cotter pin, hub nut and retaining washer.
      9
      Remove the outer wheel bearing.
      10
      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
      11
      Now that the rotor assembly is completely off the vehicle, use a punch and hammer to drive out the old inner and outer races.
      12
      Thoroughly clean the inside of the rotor hub to rid it of contaminates and old grease. Inspect the hub for damage.
      13
      Locate the bearing race drivers for the inner and outer races. Using the correct driver, hammer the new bearing races into the hub fully.
      14
      Using a bearing packer, pack the new inner and outer wheel bearings with the recommended wheel bearing grease (high temperature, high pressure).
      15
      Coat the inside of the clean hub with the same wheel bearing grease used for packing.
      16
      Install the inner wheel bearing into the hub and install the wheel bearing seal with the appropriate seal installer tool.
      17
      Lightly coat the spindle with wheel bearing grease, and install the bearing hub assembly onto the spindle.
      18
      Install the outer wheel bearing into the hub.
      19
      Install the wheel bearing retaining washer.
      20
      Install the wheel bearing hub nut and tighten by hand. Lash the bearing.
      21
      Install the wheel bearing cotter pin.
      22
      Install the wheel bearing dust cap.
      23
      Spray brake cleaner on the hub/rotor and wipe off any dirt and grease that is present.
      24
      Unhook the brake caliper and slide it back over the brake rotor, position it so that the bolts can be reinstalled.
      25
      Using correct size ratchet and socket, tighten the caliper bolts or pins.
      26
      Mount the rim and tire to the hub and torque the lug nuts to the manufacturer's specifications using a star pattern.
      27
      Spin the wheel and listen for noise in the bearings.
      28
      Road test vehicle and listen for noises while increasing speed and braking through turns to verify repair.
    • James Vaughn
      1/21/2011 James Vaughn
      I believe this vehicle may have a wheel bearing hub assembly. Is this a front wheel drive?
    • J and K AUTOMOTIVE TOWING AND REPAIR
      1
      Park the vehicle on a solid level surface. Set the parking brake and chock the rear wheels.
      2
      Using a floor jack, raise the front of the vehicle.
      3
      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.
      4
      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.
      5
      Remove the wheel and tire assembly from the hub.
      6
      Remove the brake caliper and mounting bracket from the steering knuckle. Remove the brake disc (rotor) from the hub.
      7
      For front wheel drive vehicles, remove the axle hub nut.
      8
      Gain access to the back side of the hub assembly.
      9
      Unbolt the wheel hub assembly from the steering knuckle. Remove the hub assembly.
      10
      Install the new wheel hub assembly in the steering knuckle.
      11
      Reinstall the axle nut, brake disc and caliper. Torque the axle nut and caliper mounting bolts to the manufacturer's specifications.
      12
      Reinstall the wheel and tire assembly. Torque the lug nuts to the manufacturer's specifications in a star pattern.
      13
      Lower the vehicle and road test to verify your repairs.
      J and K AUTOMOTIVE TOWING AND REPAIR
      thank you James for correcting this")
 
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