2005 SCION xA

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

3 Recalls for 2005 SCION xA

Recall Date Component Summary
November 1, 2018 AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2004-2006 Toyota Scion xA vehicles. The air bag control module for the supplemental restraint system (SRS ECU) may experience an internal short, possibly causing the air bags to unintentionally deploy, or become deactivated.

Remedy:

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the SRS ECU, and if necessary, replace the air bag control module, free of charge. The recall began December 21, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J0W.

February 3, 2010 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2011 PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.” THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.

January 18, 2007 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

CERTAIN ROSTRA CRUISE CONTROLS, P/NOS. 00012-X0486-01, 00015-X0486-01, 00012-X0486-21, 00016-79910, 00016-79910-01, AND 250-1755, INSTALLED AS ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT ON MY 2006-2007 GULF STATES TOYOTA AND SOUTHEAST TOYOTA SCION VEHICLES AND ALSO SOLD AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT. THE CRUISE CONTROL MAY NOT RETURN TO IDLE WHEN THE ON/OFF SWITCH IS PRESSED FOR THE FIRST TIME.

Remedy:

THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS WILL NOTIFY THEIR OWNERS AND REPLACE THE CRUISE CONTROL FREE OF CHARGE. ROSTRA WILL NOTIFY PURCHASERS OF THE ATERMARKET CRUISE CONTROLS AND REPLACE THE UNITS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 13, 2007. OWNERS CAN CONTACT ROSTRA AT 910-291-2538.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 SCION xA

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Date Component  
air conditioning/heat

39 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 SCION xA

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244438
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11196633
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11144983
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11102812
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11021835
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11020157
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10888607
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10854221
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10764647
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10736203
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10713612
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10654932
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10608039
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10525890
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10488845
AIR BAGS | TIRES
ODI Number: 10346112
SEAT BELTS | SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
ODI Number: 10336695
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10312961
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10312890
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10310277
SERVICE BRAKES, AIR
ODI Number: 10311188
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10308634
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10305877
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10280248
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR | STEERING
ODI Number: 10274122
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10273212
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10266635
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 10146044
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10139809
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10140511
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10137655
TIRES
ODI Number: 10138499
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10134877
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ODI Number: 10135069
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10135491
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10130879
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 10121226
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT | VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 10122560
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10118441
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0 Investigations for 2005 SCION xA

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

52 Service Alerts for 2005 SCION xA

Date Description
October 16, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Automatic/Continuously Variable Transmission Replacement Precautions

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July 7, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset

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May 26, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bulleti

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July 3, 2013 190000 TIRES

Prior to tire rotation use the quick reference chart below to verify the size of the lug nut and the lug nut torque specifications. The quick reference chart is applicable to current generation vehicles only.

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July 3, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Prior to tire rotation use the quick reference chart below to verify the size of the lug nut and the lug nut torque specifications. The quick reference chart is applicable to current generation vehicles only.

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April 2, 2013 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

If a creak, tick, or rattle noise is heard at the top of the windshield, the source of the noise may be the two windshield stoppers bonded to the top of the windshield. This bulletin provides the recommended repair procedure to eliminate th

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April 2, 2013 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

If a creak, tick, or rattle noise is heard at the top of the windshield, the source of the noise may be the two windshield stoppers bonded to the top of the windshield. This bulletin provides the recommended repair procedure to eliminate th

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October 28, 2013 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

The appearance of spots in tempered glass (when viewed at certain angles) is the result of the heat treating and quick quenching process during manufacturing.

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November 10, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

All Scion models may include side airbags as optional equipment. Scion does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Scion leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT recommend

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November 10, 2013 220000 SEATS

All Scion models may include side airbags as optional equipment. Scion does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Scion leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT recommend

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October 1, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when

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October 1, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL ?ON,? shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when

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December 19, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance.

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January 14, 2014 140000 AIR BAGS

Scion vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the S

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July 25, 2014 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased.

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July 7, 2014 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased. Follow the procedures in this bulletin to

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June 6, 2014 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE-June 6, 2014: This bulletin is now obsolete.

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June 6, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bullet

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May 26, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bulleti

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September 13, 2013 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

To receive satellite radio functions after the initial trial period has expired, the customer must enter into a contract with XM Satellite Radio Inc. After entering into a contract, registration of an 8-digit XM Radio ID is required. This 8

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May 16, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

California (CA), Federal (FED), and 50 State Certified emission control underhood labels (emission labels) may be obtained through your dealership?s Parts Department utilizing standard replacement parts ordering procedures. Follow the guide

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May 22, 2013 190000 TIRES

Please refer to the following recommendations for the best practices for vehicle tire rotations.

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January 16, 2013 140000 AIR BAGS

Scion vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the SRS airbags or pretensioner devic

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January 23, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bulletin de

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January 16, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or other co

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May 13, 2015 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SSB: The procedure in this bulletin is a general guideline on how to properly diagnose the air conditioning system after a component failure. Refer to the applicable Repair Manual for vehicle specific repair procedures and parts.

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April 10, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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April 10, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

SSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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December 19, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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April 10, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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April 10, 2015 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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May 13, 2015 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SSB: The procedure in this bulletin is a general guideline on how to properly diagnose the air conditioning system after a component failure. Refer to the applicable Repair Manual for vehicle specific repair procedures and parts.

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May 13, 2015 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SSB: The procedure in this bulletin is a general guideline on how to properly diagnose the air conditioning system after a component failure. Refer to the applicable Repair Manual for vehicle specific repair procedures and parts.

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October 16, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE-October 16, 2014: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see S-SB-0024-14.

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October 16, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL “ON,” shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin

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October 16, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL “ON,” shifting issues, and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin

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October 16, 2014 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

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October 16, 2014 200000 WHEELS

TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

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July 31, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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May 16, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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February 4, 2010 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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October 13, 2005 073200 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

CLOGGED OR BLOCKED FUEL INJECTORS. FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING. ALL 1990 – 2006 TOYOTA AND SCION MODELS EQUIPPED WITH PORT ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION (EFI). *TT

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February 4, 2010 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SCION: TECHSTREAM ECU FLASH REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. FLASH REPROGRAMMING ALLOWS THE ECU SOFTWARE TO BE UPDATED WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU. FLASH CALIBRATION UPDATES FOR SPECIFIC VEHICLE MODELS/ECUS ARE RELEASED AS FIELD FIX PROCEDURES DES

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February 4, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SCION: TECHSTREAM ECU FLASH REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. FLASH REPROGRAMMING ALLOWS THE ECU SOFTWARE TO BE UPDATED WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU. FLASH CALIBRATION UPDATES FOR SPECIFIC VEHICLE MODELS/ECUS ARE RELEASED AS FIELD FIX PROCEDURES DES

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July 16, 2004 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

REMOVAL OF FRONT EMERGENCY TOWING EYELET AND INSTALLATION OF TOWING EYELET HOLE COVER. *TT UPDATED TO INCLUDE 2006 SCION XA. *TT

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August 1, 2005 100000 POWER TRAIN

U340E/U341E TRANSMISSION SOLENOID IDENTIFICATION. *TT

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April 26, 2007 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TECHSTREAM ECU FLASH REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. *KB

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November 16, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0171 OR P2195. *AK

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November 16, 2001 010000 STEERING

REPAIR MANUAL SUPPLEMENT: VEHICLE PULLING TO ONE SIDE. TOYOTA ALL MODEL YEARS. *MJ 2002 – 2007 MODEL YEARS. TOYOTA/SCION MODELS. *TT

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October 28, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 13, 2013 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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August 27, 2013 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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