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  1. Remote Car Starter put in, now 3 dash lights are on

    Scion xB Performance & Tech Help
    Saturday, I took my xB in to have a remote car starter put in. At that point, the only light I had on was the one for the TPMS. When I picked up my car my check engine light, traction control light, and a flashing VSC OFF light were all on. The owner of the shop hooked it up to his computer and...
  2. Automatic Transmission PO741 Code

    Scion xB Performance & Tech Help
    2008 Scion Xb originally had a bad whine in trans from 126,000 and lasted to 216,000 miles then 1 day it seemed to be just sliding into 4th gear almost like it wasn't there no lights came on at that time. And same day on the coast side of 1st and second gear had a horrbile whine like a gear...
  3. 2006 Manual Transmission 1st Gear Grind

    Scion xB Engine, Tech, & Performance
    Hey guys and gals, Since I got my xB roughly a month ago I've noticed a grind when shifting into first. It definitely happens when downshifting into first and occasionally happens when I shift from neutral into 1st from a stop. Here's what I've noticed: -grinding on the downshift usually...
  4. '05 XB Caught in safe-mode or damaged? Won't go over 50mph

    Scion xB Engine, Tech, & Performance
    I was hauling a mattress on top of my xb awhile ago when the engine suddenly started acting weird. It was a fairly windy day so I'm worried that I may have done something to the transmission. Now it drives VERY sluggishly and won't go over 50mph. At first I thought it was in safe-mode/limp...
  5. NewMember: Issues with my manual Clutch/Tranny

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    I have about 124K on the original tranny. I have a bad syncro with 3rd gear, (i have to rev up and wait to put it in third). I have also been finding that when initially putting it in reverse it gives this clunky dropping feeling. Im a single mom and this is my daily driver so it doesn't need...
  6. Clutch Problems, PLEASE HELP!

    Scion xB Performance & Tech Help
    Hello, I have recently run into a problem where my stick shift 2008 Scion xB's clutch is stuck in gear. :confused: What Happened: I was driving and when attempting to downshift into a lower gear, the car would not change out the the gear it was in "3rd" at the time, even though the clutch...
  7. Clutch talk?

    Scion xB Engine, Tech, & Performance
    Hey guys, first off my clutch is fine, and i'm not having any problems. I was wondering a few things, what is the average life of a clutch? I just replaced mine about 4 months ago, and was wondering how long it will last? What are some of the clutches you guys would recommend (for daily...
  8. Manual transmission gear oil/ gear oil change.

    Scion xB Engine, Tech, & Performance
    Hey guys, I'm thinking about changing my gear oil soon on my 04 XB with 103,000 on it, and I was hoping to get some input. Whose done the fluid change themselves before? What kind of fluid would you recommend and why? Anytjing to be wary of? I've been reading some negative reviews of Royal...
  9. grinding noise??

    Scion xB Engine, Tech, & Performance
    so i just bought a used 04 xB. when i was test driving i didnt catch a grinding noise coming from the transmission. my girlfriends dad drove it back and he didnt think anything of it. when we got it back into town i noticed it first thing. on a scale of 1 to 10 id say its a 3. it only makes...