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jess

jess 9/2/2012

2008 Scion tC Base 4 Cyl 2.4L

Engine

My car seems to be slower to start what could it be. Seems to be slow to turn over

When I turn the key it takes longer to start

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lets fix it

lets fix it 9/11/2012

weak battery probably

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jm31772

jm31772 11/3/2012

I have the same problem and engine on my 08 xB with 142,000 miles. Today I was watching Trucks! on Spike TV. They describe the slow start problem could be corrosion, and after replacing the battery it happen again. This got my attention, Beacuse I repalced the OEM battery after 4 years. Since I have replaced the replacement battery twice.And now it's again starting "to slow start". This makes sense to me because when it rains over night my warning check engine light will come on for a few days. Anyway, it lead me to research and saw your question. I hope this helps. Good luck.

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