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The 2009 Scion XB


Component: Tires

Complaint: Tire placard indicates that tires should be inflated to 35 psi front and 32 psi rear. It should have shown 39 and 37 respectively. Customer drove nearly 18,000 miles on under-inflated tires.

Component: Air bags

Complaint: Air bags did not deploy in collision. Customer was driving approximately 15 mph.

Component: Air bags

Complaint: Air bags did not deploy in collision. Customer was driving approximately 10 mph.

Component: Brakes

Complaint: Customer’s anti-lock brakes did not engage when brakes were applied in snow or heavy rain.

Component: Brakes

Complaint: Brakes did not engage when applied at 35 mph. Customer needed to down shift in order to slow and eventually brake.

Component: Brakes

Complaint: Customer’s brakes froze (literally, during winter in Wisconsin). Problem was addressed by October 2009 brake intake manifold recall.

Component: Accelerator

Complaint: The customer’s accelerator occasionally stuck in the depressed position on a floor mat that had been installed by the customer on top of the manufacturer’s floor mat. The problem was resolved when the additional floor mat was removed.

Component: Electrical System

Complaint: Warning buzzer for key in ignition, lights on, seat belt unfastened, and door ajar states is inaudible. Customer told by manufacturer that the buzzer is just quiet: no electrical fix was available.








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