Scion tC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Scion tC
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Scion tC 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.
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.
Scion tC QuestionsA/c is not blowing cold air. compressor wont come on. (1 answer)
Tried putting refrigerant and nothing worked. What could be the problem, and how could i fix it?
when driving i hear a scraping sound and when turning a clicking sound. We took the tire off and the wheel moves forward and backwards 2" both ways.
Scion tC 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 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.
Specific parts of the rear suspension may not have been torqued properly when installing the rear coil springs. As a result, the rear suspension arms may detach, increasing risk of a crash. The dealership will replace the bolts, nuts, rear suspension arms and rear suspension member sub-assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.