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Scion FR-S repairs by problem area

Engine (42%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (10%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (1%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (8%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (38%)

Other (1%)

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Scion FR-S electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (40%)

< $100 (60%)

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Chart based on 10 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Scion FR-S 2dr Coupe

200-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

12000 mi headlight went out 
44000 mi

US $100
Battery Issues, trouble starting car for several weeks, eventually the engine would now long start. Had to buy a new battery. 
37280 mi

C $170
Battery needed to be replaced 

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2013 Scion FR-S 2dr Coupe

200-horsepower 2.0L H4 6-speed manual RWD

1000 mi The electric illumenscent dash panel on the 10 series edition FR-S wasn't lighting up. The dealership replaced the ECU but the problem persists. This is covered under warranty and purely cosmetic. Update: The FR-S dash panel turned out to be operator-error. It only works if the car light is on.  
66000 mi

US $470
Battery failed to charge and was replaced 
13000 mi Needed new window switches in response to a TSB Needed new window seals for same reason. 
9000 mi Frameless windows get stuck when temps fall below freezing. Cannot move window up or down (and had to drive with window cracked). After thawing, reset window switch and worked fine. 
6200 mi Drivers window wouldn't seal when door closed 
25000 mi

US $110
Battery died unexpectedly and had to be replaced 
19000 mi Window electronics fail and window will only roll down, will not auto roll up when shutting door. Leaves window open at all times. 
4000 mi Left rear tail light replaced under warranty. Moisture build-up was reported problem. 

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Scion FR-S Electrical Problems

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