About Scion xD
Scion xD is a 5-door hatchback subcompact car manufactured by Toyota but sold under Scion - the marque of Toyota from 2007 to 2014. The first Scion xD was introduced in 2007 for the 2008 model year to replace the Scion xA. Though it was discontinued in 2014 and will be replaced by the Toyota C-HR, along with the Toyota Matrix for the 2017 model year, Scion xD had received Consumer Reports' most reliable new automobile review.
Scion xD was unveiled at the 2007 Chicago Auto Show, along with the second generation Scion xB. In some way, it is the second generation Toyota ist. Just as any other Scion, xD also added Release Series limited edition models for each model year: xD RS 1.0, xD RS 2.0, xD RS 3.0 and xD RS 4.0. It was a front-wheel drive 5-door hatchback powered by a 1.8 L 128 hp 2ZR-FE VVT-i inline 4-cylinder engine with 125 lb of torque. Engine was fitted along with either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission.
Scion xD Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
There is no perfect item in this world, which means there must be some defections on Scion xD as well. And as longer it is driven; problems on it will pop out earlier. For your Scion xD's health's sake, we collected common problems happened to it for you:
First, engine and cooling system problems. According to experienced Scion xD drivers, engine might backfire, misfire or be in rough idle. The signs on the vehicle would be the staring issues, lower gas efficiency and Check Engine Light coming on. What's more, car may give out a whining noise and Low Coolant Light may be illuminated. Actually, cooling system failure would also cause a decrease in engine performance. So if your Scion xD runs for a while and the engine dies abruptly, you should check the ignition coil, fuel pump for making sure if engine was failing. As for engine overheating problems, you can try inspecting fuel pump, radiator hose, thermostat and radiator cap.
Second, malfunctioning transmission and braking. Malfunctioning transmission happened to Scion xD shows as when clutch was depressed, a sharp whirring, rattling or grinding noise would be created. In Scion xD's transmission, pressure plate, releasing bearing, clutch disc and clutch fork are very vulnerable. While in barking system, parking brake cable needs extra attention if Parking Brake Light comes on.
However, it is always better to take preventative measures than reaction measures. And in Scion xD, there are some easy-to-wear auto parts need your routine maintenance in case any serious accidents happen. For example, the seat belt is designed for protecting occupants from harm created by sudden movement; it should get replaced every time after any accident happened. Wiper blade is for sweeping off debris on windscreen and provides bright and clear vision for drivers; it should get meticulous maintenance as well.
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