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2005 Scion xB Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2005 Scion xB owner complaints.

Most Common 2005 Scion xB Problems

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...
Air conditioning that doesn't blow cold enough could indicate the need for adjusting the cable for the temperature blend door.
When backing up and applying the brakes, you may hear a squeaking noise. Scion engineers addressed this problem by modifying the shape of the brake pad and the anti-squeal shims; they also applied ...
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1 Known 2005 Scion xB Brakes Problem

When backing up and applying the brakes, you may hear a squeaking noise. Scion engineers addressed this problem by modifying the shape of the brake pad and the anti-squeal shims; they also applied ...

0 Known 2005 Scion xB Drive Train Problems

0 Known 2005 Scion xB Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known 2005 Scion xB Engine Problems

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...
The head gasket may fail due to a defect in manufacturing of the cylinder block. On this vehicle, the head bolts are known to pull the threads out of the engine block, allowing the head to slightl...

0 Known 2005 Scion xB Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known 2005 Scion xB Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

Air conditioning that doesn't blow cold enough could indicate the need for adjusting the cable for the temperature blend door.

0 Known 2005 Scion xB Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2005 Scion xB Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 2005 Scion xB Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2005 Scion xB Problems & Complaints

The head gasket may fail due to a defect in manufacturing of the cylinder block. On this vehicle, the head bolts are known to pull the threads out of the engine block, allowing the head to slightl...
Air conditioning that doesn't blow cold enough could indicate the need for adjusting the cable for the temperature blend door.
When backing up and applying the brakes, you may hear a squeaking noise. Scion engineers addressed this problem by modifying the shape of the brake pad and the anti-squeal shims; they also applied ...
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...
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