2007 Scion tC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Scion tC
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2007 Scion tC ProblemsCEL - Error Code 420: Catalytic Converter
Check Engine Light Illuminated
Problem: Diagnostic Showed Error Code 420: "Catalytic Converter Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
Solution: Free Replacement by Dealer Under California 7yr/70k or Federal 8yr/80k Warranty Covering Emissions Parts
An illuminated Check Engine Light could be caused by a defective VVT-i controller, which changes cam timing for optimal power. Updated parts are available and the repair may be covered under the powertrain warranty.
Some vehicles may develop a condition where they cannot be shifted from "Park" to "Drive" and/or multiple warning lights illuminate when exposed to extreme cold conditions (-14 degrees F) or lower. Our technicians tell us the ignition (IG) relay should be replaced with an updated part to correct this concern.
2007 Scion tC Questionswhy does one of my front rotors have so much play like is loose (2 answers)
when driving i hear a scraping sound and when turning a clicking sound. We took the tire off and the wheel moves forward and backwards 2" both ways.
Can't get it out of park without the reset button and the park light and ABS lights stay on. When I put it into drive and depress the gas petal it only goes at a very low speed. This all just started after replacing the battery.
2007 Scion tC RecallsLoad Carrying Modification Label Missing
These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.
Southeast Toyota is recalling 2005–2011 models for failing to comply with federal safety standards on tire selection and rims. Affected models were sold without the proper load-carrying capacity modification labels, which may cause the driver to overload the vehicle, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers will mail the correct labels to the customer or install the label free of charge.