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I try to accelerate bogs down .I let up on pedal .push again ,gains a little speed . scary it could get me killed . it started 1 week ago . it does it all the time .

front parking light is out. how to remove the bulb

i have a wire brush stuck in the spark plug hole and the extension released, so now can't get the brush out unless i can remove the tube or well. is this possible

I was told that the charcoal canister in my 2008 Scion XD has failed. I was quoted almost $1300.00. This seems a little high to me. Any thoughts?

All the warning lights are on. ABS, parking brake, traction control, every one is on. I'm told it could be the right wheel sensor which is common in the Scion. Is this usually true and do I have to take it to the dealer to get it fixed or is this something I can replace myself? Can I run a diagnostics to see if this is truly the issue?
Also no one can get my oil filter off, seems its stuck. Is there a trick to getting it off without breaking it?

I have a 2008 scion xD with about 125K miles. Recently the car had started to want to stall while I drive and make a stop. Almost feels like it wants to shut off and hesitates. I told a shop about it and they said that a fuel system service should take care of it. Will this service take care of the issue? Also my mpg has gone down and I would like to get it back to where it used to be high 30's since I do mostly highway mile. Now I am in the low 30's.

A low speed front end crash with driver airbag deployment took out most plastic, sheet metal, right side light, radiator and fan. However, engine, frame, steering all look ok and repairs were all bolt on with no problems, except I have not replaced the air bag yet. I am trying to get it started, all the instrument panel lights come on and the engine fires up instantly but quickly dies. I have read about having to clear "crash codes" from the computer or resetting a fuel shutoff which I cannot find --- any ideas ????

What are the symptoms of the trans mount when it needs replacing?

Symptoms for A/C Compressor needing replacement?

I'm wondering if these issues are common? I really don't want to invest anymore money into this car. These seem like extreme and costly repairs for a Toyota product. I only have 141000 miles and am caught up on all my recommended check ups/oil changes

The check engine light started flashing. It now stays on all the time, even when the engine is running smooth again.

Recently tried to put my car in park and it would not shift past reverse, I'm taking it to a mechanic tomorrow and want to know what I might be dealing with before I go in. I've been told it could be a park lockout mechanism problem, shift linkage problem, or worse case scenario it's a transmission problem. Any thoughts or suggestions on what this could be and what it might run me would be great.

When changing the sensor, do I need to reprogram the computer? I changed the sensor, and the car starts but doesn't stay on, it only stays on if I hit the gas.

Brakes catch and stop but continue slowly to the floor,if I would be too long at a light I felt I would begin to move. Don't seem to pump up easily either. What is wrong.

Hello Scion owners
2008 Scion XD
67,000 miles

Has anyone had this problem and had to replace the timing chain? Did the problem still exist after the chain replacement?
My Toyota dealer said it will cost $600 to replace and there's no guarantee that the problem will go away. They state that the timing chain skips for the brief second during starting, but won't effect the engine performance, nor would it do any damage.
The 5 year/60K mile warranty just expired and they declined doing a "Good Will" service.
Any info will help.