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NHTSA — Power Train Problems


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,500 miles

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2013 Scion tC drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2013 Scion tC Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 092012


  • 2,500 miles


The contact owns a 2013 Toyota sion Tc. The contact stated that when using reverse or first gear, the vehicle would emit an abnormal whining sound. The contact spoke to the manufacturer about the problem and was told that the sound was a normal occurrence of the vehicle. The manufacturer provided no further assistance. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 2,500.

- Wintervill, NC, USA

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