wont accelerate. what could be the problem?

my car is using a lot of oil

On dash broad under my clock the words TRIP A just appeared

I have had a problem with the fog lights covers coming off, the lowest grill side snap on pieces coming off, and the trunk hatch coming off and have also noticed many other cars here in boise Idaho have the same issue.

I am having a hard time locating and removing starter.

It'll blow hot for awhile and it'll get cold but not cold enough it's like I'll crank it up all the way and it barely blows out Any air but sometimes it'll work perfect it's confusing

The line doesn't have air in or it doesn't have fluid neither what do I do???????

For some reason it has stopped blowing out. It only blows a small small amount of air out. That's it. Temp gauge still works but the fan speed doesn't work

Besides the dealer were can I take it to get fixed

the car has begun to stall, runs very poorly as if it wants to drop dead. we have changed out the plugs, the coil wires, fuel injectors cleaned and rebuilt with number one injector being replaced. the car is emitting raw. could it be a vvt i sensor, where is it located? does it affect the shifing of the transmission since the rpms are affected? please help. sincerly out of my wits and running out of money and patient.

Battery was dead, charged it, car started, then check engine light came on and car won't go over 5 mph

I was driven down the interstate when i heard a ticking, everytime i would give it the gas. To save what i had, i put the car in neutral and coasted to the next exit. After i turned the car off and noticed oil splatter under the hood, it wouldnt turn back over. I had it towed to my house the following day. Theres hardly any water in the radiator and milky oil on the stick. It will only run and stay running if i keep my foot on the pedal.thinkin its a head gasket, already bout the stretch bolt and head gasket kit.

This past weekend, I was on a trip and I turned on the AC unit after I started the car and heard a pop! Now the AC makes a flapping and whirring sound which only gets louder when you turn up the speed of the AC. It still blows cool air but the noise is loud. My dealership charges $85 just to do a diagnostics of it, but no idea what the costs of repair would be. Someone help?

RPM go up then it drops back down to 2nd gear. Not a smooth transition. Cold weather not an issue

Around March 2015, the engine warning lights went on (VSC and engine check). took it to Mechanic, ran diagnostics, and then replaced the 02 sensor and the MAF. At first no problems. Few weeks later stared experiencing stalls and weakness when driving. Took it back, they couldn't get it to stall, cleaned some things up, recommended using high test, didn't charge me and it was running great. Recently it started again, It has happened 2x while I was making a turn, 2 times while stopping at a stop sign, one time, while waiting for a light. Leading up to these episodes, I have felt a "weakness" when driving. Took it to the mechanic again yesterday, got the fuel system cleaned, plugs changed and am crossing my fingers it doesn't happen again. Any ideas??? I'm desperate and scared to drive it now. Thanks.


The bolt under the center cap on the left front axle (drivers side) broke off. We had to replace the axle. The same thing happened 2 weeks later. No idea why. No idea what to do different when we replace again. Any suggestions. Could we be tightening the bolt to much or not enough.

Hi, so I don't know much about cars but my question is, is it normal that when I'm parked my rpm's rev up a little. And when I'm driving in the 20-40 mph range it seems as if I let off my gas pedal it seems to speed up sort of without me hitting the accelerater. I'm hoping this is not a big problem and maybe it's just that it needs to be checked for Maintenance. Also it has 74,000 miles on it. Please help me out.

we installed the new battery drove it a 1 day (did clean the battery terminals) and then it died again could it be something other then the alternator like a fuse or anything cheaper to fix possibly? the car wont hold a charge even if we try to jump start it. The only way to turn it on is to let the battery charger sit on it.

I bought the vehicle brand new in 2009 and for 5 years, never had any issues with vehicle just normal wear and tear. It's got 83k miles; AND it's paid off. It gets regular service: oil, fluids, tires, alignment etc either by dealer or lube 'n oil place...by all standards, a great and reliable vehicle.

Last year had brakes installed all around, at the tune of $835, AND 4 new tires and alignment done. A short time later, I started hearing what sounded like a soft "wobble" when I drove on the highway. I do not remember ever hitting speed bumps hard, or hitting ghastly potholes at 65mph, so it's not that.

I took to a mechanic. They put it on the alignment rack, came back that the rear end (drivers side) wheel was out of alignment by about 26* . They informed me that there is NO rear end alignment or shims available for my model 2009 SCION Xb...and told me to keep an eye on tire pressure, and rotate tires often and should be ok.

7 months later brings me to today. The 'wobble' sound got WORSE, much WORSE. I do not notice any unusual vibration, just the "wobble" sound and its very loud.

Is it possible the rear end was damaged during installation of 4 new brakes.
AND is this a fairly common issue with this model of SCION Xb? Oh, and what options do i have? (obviously pay the $2000 + repair bill for a brand new rear end, trade it in on another vehicle taking on debt with the big banks, lease, buy new used vehicle that will cost less to maintain than the cost of the vehicle) As you can read, I'm terrible frustrated and don't have $2000+ just laying around!

Your thoughts, recommendations, and suggestions are welcome.

Thank you for your consideration.


When stopped and brakes are on the RPS drop below 500

I have checked all connections, had the battery and alternator checked they both are good, when starting car sounds like it's losing power on start up. And now sometimes it won't start at all. I have to shift the gears a few times and then it starts. It's an automatic with sport shift, only 60k on it. I'm guessing either starter or starter solenoid going bad or both. And with the no start I'm thinking the linkage might need adjustment. Might be out of sync a little bit that's preventing start up. Any help would greatly be appreciated

First time this happen. No codes

Can I use a class one hitch, a lift carrier for my 135 lbs scooter, on my XB safely? The salesman said it would bend my XB frame.

only had car 20 days do the dealer respossilbe for repair