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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
52,000 miles

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2005 Scion tC wheels / hubs problems

wheels / hubs problem

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2005 Scion tC Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 042006

tC 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles


: the contact stated while driving 40 mph as the vehicle was getting onto an exit, while applying the brake to slow down; the car fishtailed and hit a guardrail. The vehicle was totaled as a result of the extensive front end damage. There were no problems noted with the vehicle prior to the accident and there were no lights illuminated on the dash. There was a police report filed. The police report and the insurance company inspected the vehicle and determined the wheel and hub detached causing the accident. Updated 6/30/2006 -

- Terrytown, LA, USA

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