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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
90,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2008 Scion xB electrical problems

electrical problem

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2008 Scion xB Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 282009


  • 90,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Toyota Scion Xb. The contact started the ignition. Immediately, the anti-lock brake system (ABS), visibility stabile control (vsc) and traction control warning light indicators illuminated on the instrument panel. The warning light indicators remained illuminated until the engine was turned off. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for inspection. The technician stated the failures were contributed to the speed sensor and wire harness corrosion. The vehicle has not been repaired at this time. The failure mileage was 90,000.

- Burt, NY, USA

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