Scion Repair and Maintenance
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Scion ProblemsWater Leak Due to Plugged AC Drain
The AC evaporator drain hose may become dislodged and cause a water leak on the passenger floor.
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.
Scion QuestionsWill adding a cold air intake affect my warrenty? (1 answer)
I want to enhance the performance of my vehicle. I am currently under a 3 yr warranty. Would swapping my stock intake with a after market intake void my warranty?
Scion has been discontinued now. Does this mean they wont be supporting the car anymore? What happens once my warrenty runs out?
My car rollsback a lot worse than any other automatic car i've seen. It's like it's a manual. How do I help prevent this?
Scion RecallsLoad Rating Label Inaccurate After Accessory Installation
The vehicle certification label may have the incorrect load carrying capacity listed on it. Toyota will provide owners with a corrected label, and dealers will aid in installation if necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or in some cases replace the air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.
The vehicle certification label may indicate the improper load carrying capacity rating for the vehicle. This is because accessories were added to them after the vehicle was built, changing the available load that the vehicle can handle carrying. Vehicle owners will be provided a corrected label and dealers will aid in installing them free of charge to resolve the concern.