2008 Scion xB Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 23, 2016

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 10, 2012

The power window master switch may overheat, melt, or possibly catch fire.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010

The load carrying capacity modification label may be missing.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 18, 2009

All vehicles require certain informational labels. One of these required labels indicates the load carrying capacity of the vehicle, tires, and rims. This information is important to be noted so that the vehicle does not get overloaded with weight and become unsafe to drive.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 6, 2008

On some Scion models sold at Southeast Toyota, the optional grill installed may allow the hood to open unexpectedly if the hood release is accidentally pulled. If the hood opens while the vehicle is in motion, it could strike the roof or windshield and obstruct the driver's view, increasing the risk of a crash.