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Scion tC Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 10 Scion tC recalls between 2005 and 2016. Learn if your Scion tC is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 9, 2016

After installing accessories, the vehicle load carrying capacity may be incorrect on the vehicle certification label. This could result in overloading the vehicle inadvertently, resulting in a crash.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 22, 2016

For vehicles modified by the addition of factory available vehicle accessories by Southeast Toyota Distributors, the load carrying capacity label affixed to the vehicle may not show accurate information. This is because the added accessory weight following installation was not accounted for on the existing label. As a result, the vehicle could be accidentally overloaded which could result in a crash.

Recall repairs on your Scion or Toyota must be performed by a Scion or Toyota dealership. Toyota will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in June, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Scion or Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 17, 2015

Certain components of the rear suspension may not be tightened properly. This can cause rear suspension arms to detach, increasing risk of a crash.

Recalls on your Scion must be performed by a Scion dealership. Scion notified owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Scion dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 9, 2013

Southeast Toyota is recalling certain 2010 - 2013 Toyota & Scion vehicles because the vehicle weight information label is incorrect. This recall applies to Toyotas sold in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North & South Carolina. 

Southeast Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning May 7, 2013. If you are not notified and feel you should have been, please contact your local dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010

The load carrying capacity modification label may be missing.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if your vehicle is subject to carrying heavy loads. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

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.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 6, 2006

Under certain conditions, if a door is closed with excessive force, the associated side airbags may deploy. Personal injury could occur to an occupant in the seat where the airbags deploy.

Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 27, 2006

The glass sunroof wind deflector may shatter if impacted by a projectile. Pieces of the deflector may fall on the vehicle occupants, causing driver distraction and/or injury.

Please contact your Scion dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 6, 2006

On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were not assembled correctly and may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash.

Toyota, Scion, and Lexus will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 6, 2006. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.