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2006 Scion xB Base 5dr Wagon Manual (GS)

2006 Scion xB
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Wagon, Small Station Wagon
30 mpg city / 33 mpg hwy
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February 28, 2013, 11:16 am

Chearone R
 

Question: if car hesitates before it starts it needs?

if car hesitates before it starts do i need to change the spark plugs?


March 2, 2013, 9:13 am

Ron W
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At 86K, spark plugs are a good place to start.

For all hard starting or engine performance issues, you should always start with the basics. Make sure the tune up items are done and check the charging and starting systems. The engine must have the basics done in order for it to be able to run correctly. Many things can cause this type of problem, and the simplest sometimes get overlooked.


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March 2, 2013, 7:20 pm

Chearone R
 

What else should checked? Hoses and belts? I had the timing belt changed, when will it need it again? I regularily have the fluids checked with the oil change every 5,000 miles.


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March 3, 2013, 9:31 am

Ron W
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Hoses and belts are a good idea. The timing belt should last the same mileage as the first belt. As for the rest, just follow your owner's manual recommendations and car should should provide good service a long time.


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