2006 Scion xA Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Scion xA
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2006 Scion xA ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Defective VVT-i Controller
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.
When backing up and applying the brakes, you may hear a squeaking noise. Scion engineers addressed this problem by modifying the shape of the brake pad and the anti-squeal shims; they also applied more grease during assembly.
The AC evaporator drain hose may become dislodged and cause a water leak on the passenger floor.
2006 Scion xA QuestionsWhat can cause vibrating noise when accelerating? (1 answer)
My 2006 Scion xA has 50000 miles and for the last 4 years has had a subtle little vibrating noise that happens only when I accelerate. I can hear it when I first begin driving but after awhile it seems to stop. If I take my foot off the gas pedal it stops right away. Been to 3 different mechanic...
my xa,very hard to start when i park it under the sun.why?but when its cold,thers no problem at all.
my xa,very hard to start when i park it under the sun.why??
2006 Scion xA RecallsSoutheast Toyota Recalls 2005–2011 Vehicles Due to Incorrect Tire Labels
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.
Some aftermarket cruise control systems installed for Southeast Toyota may not allow the engine to return to idle the first time the on/off switch is depressed while the system is engaged. The system will commonly disengage on the second attempt. This could result in higher that expected engine speed, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the cruise control module as necessary. This recall is expected to begin on March 7, 2007. The Gulf States Toyota recall number is P701.