2008 Scion xD Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Scion xD
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2008 Scion xD Problems1.8L Engines May Experience Excess Engine Oil Consumption
1.8L engines may experience excess engine oil consumption. Our technicians tell us updated software is available for the engine control module (ECM) to address this problem.
An extended cranking or no start condition, and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light with codes P0300-P0304 and/or P0015 may be noted. Our technicians tell us updated powertrain control module (PCM) software is available to correct these concerns.
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.
2008 Scion xD QuestionsHow much should it cost to replace a failed charcoal canister? (2 answers)
I was told that the charcoal canister in my 2008 Scion XD has failed. I was quoted almost $1300.00. This seems a little high to me. Any thoughts?
All the warning lights are on. ABS, parking brake, traction control, every one is on. I'm told it could be the right wheel sensor which is common in the Scion. Is this usually true and do I have to take it to the dealer to get it fixed or is this something I can replace myself? Can I run a di...
2008 Scion xD RecallsDriver's Seat
The springs used on the driver's seat adjustment rails can break. As a result the seat many not properly lock in position. In the event of a crash the driver's seat could move, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will inspect the affected seat rails and replace them as necessary.
Toyota and General Motors are recalling certain models because the power window master switch assembly in some of these vehicles was built using a less precise process for lubricating the internal components of the switch assembly. Irregularities in this lubrication process may cause the power window master switch assemblies to malfunction and overheat. This could result in the switch melting or possibly catching fire. Dealers will inspect and repair or replace the master window switch as necessary.
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.