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NHTSA — Structure: Body: Door Problems


fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
19,000 miles

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2008 Scion tC body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2008 Scion tC Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 102010

tC 4-cyl

  • 19,000 miles


2008 Scion Tc hatchback handle/cover has broken twice. This occurred with only normal use and in researching seems to be a design flaw in the series. The part is held on with plastic and slim metal parts that break during the course or normal use. In order to open the hatch you must push the handle underneath the cover and pull up. The design seems to be such that the parts are not sturdy enough to handle this normal use.

- Kinston, NC, USA

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