What is the most common problems with Scion tC?
Scion tC Problems
- Clutch Failure. An owner has noticed that the gear lever of his 2011 Scion tC was kicked out of position while the clutch was disengaged because of a hydraulic problem.
- Water Pump Seal Failure.
- Excessive Oil Consumption.
- Head Gasket Failure.
- Broken Trunk.
- Rattling Noises.
Is there any recalls on a 2006 Scion tC?
2006 Scion tC Recalls GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO.
How do I fix the oil in my Scion TC?
Problem Description The engine should be cleaned of oil sludge, and if oil consumption remains excessive, the engine may need new piston rings, or other internal components replaced. To avoid this issue, change the engine oil and filter every 3,000 miles, and ensure the proper grade of oil is used.
Are Scion tC expensive to maintain?
The annual maintenance cost of a Scion tC is $430. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.
What is the reliability of Scion tC?
tC is a great car for the segment it’s in. It’s cheap, relatively light and has alot of utility. It’s stupid to mod though. It’s not a bad car, it just doesn’t have anything that sets it apart. It’s heavy, underpowered, and incredibly boring to drive. All it has going for it is reliability; that being said it is a good first car for a young driver.
Which years to avoid for used Scion tC?
Scion sold numerouus engine and suspension accessories right along with the car, even including them in the car’s manual. The car and Scion’s marketing approach also spawned a huge aftermarket performance parts industry. Many were modified, not always properly. I’d avoid any that shows and signs of having been modified.
What does TC mean in Scion tC?
The article mentioned (sorta’ as a sidebar) that Toyota/Scion couldn’t use xC (to keep with the whole xA, xB thing) because another car had XC in it’s model name. I’m guessing the “t” just came from “Toyota” but, then again…why wouldn’t they make it an “sC”? /Shrug 2005 Scion tC, 5-spd Flint Mica
What type of oil for Scion tC?
This car is also sold in China, South America, and the Middle East under the name Toyota Zelas. As for the oil, the compatible type depends on the year. A 2009 Scion tC takes Mobil 1 Extended Performance Synthetic Motor Oil 5W-20 1 Quart, whereas the 2010 Scion oil type is also 5W-20, but 5Quart.