2009 Scion tC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Scion tC

2009 Scion tC Problems

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.

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2009 Scion tC Questions

like the title said I'm just looking into replacing it, I know that the compressor is whats bad, I can get a used one with a year warranty and thats all I'd need. I know the lines are good and the condenser is good as well. I also know its good to flush the system. and replace the expansi...

MY 2009 SCION TC WONT START ....IT DOESNT SEEM LIKE ITS THE BATTERY,IT WONT TURN OVER... IT HAS BEN COLD OUT... I PUT SOME DRY GAS IN IT AND IT WONT START EITHER WHAT COULD THE PROBLEM BE?.

I have a 2009 scion tc i noticed during on a hot humid day the airconditioner is not blowing enough cold air, its cooling but not cold enough. Is there a problem with the freon or it need to calibrate the thermostat? and what is cable adjustment for the a/c? thanks

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2009 Scion tC Recalls

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.

The load carrying capacity modification label may be missing from the vehicle. This information provides maximum load carrying weights as well as information about required tires and wheels. If not present, an inappropriate load may be carried in the vehicle, increasing a safety risk. Toyota has supplied customers with a new label to affix to the vehicle. This recall began on August 18, 2009.

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