2016 Scion IM Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2016 Scion IM Power Train Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID1396257
 Internal NHTSA #11011861
 ManufacurerToyota Motor Corporation
 BrandSCION
 ModelIM
 Model Year2016
 File date28/07/17
 ComponentPOWER TRAIN
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTransmission began slipping while on the highway less than 25 miles after service at toyota dealership. The clutch then degraded over less than 500 miles to the point where vehicle was barely drivable and did not transmit enough power to go up hills at all. Toyota service tech test drove vehicle and verified clutch is slipping and just barely engaging at the top of the pedal travel. Recommended replacing clutch disc, pressure plate, throwout bearing, and resurfacing flywheel. Total repair cost was quoted at $2,527. 36. Vehicle had approximately 43500 miles on it when transmission began slipping. This is extremely low mileage for a new vehicle, about a year old. I've spoken with three other drivers of the same model, and they reported their clutches required replacing between 30000 and 40000 miles. They also agreed with my opinion that the clutches were poorly designed, contributing to accelerated wear and tear (the clutch is extremely long and has a very vague bite point). I have filed a complaint with toyota, and they have yet to complete an investigation. It is unclear whether this is a factory defect, design issue, sabotage by the toyota dealership, or some combination thereof.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure43500
Number of Occurences
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLAS VEGAS, NV
VIN pattern JTNKARJE9GJXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?N
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons
No. of fatalities
 Date of purchase16/05/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders
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Transmission type
 Vehicle speed65
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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