2005 Toyota Sienna Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Toyota Sienna
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2005 Toyota Sienna ProblemsProblem With Door Mechanism in Electric Sliding Doors
Models with electric sliding doors can develop problems with the door mechanism. The cable in the door becomes frayed, which will damage the electric motor.
We bought our 2004 Sienna new, drove it in town and on vacations. The transmission died at 250000 mms or about 155000 miles. It would have cost more to replace the transmission than the value of the car so it had no trade-in value. Toyota's usual reliability and resale value was sorely missing.
2005 Toyota Sienna Questions05 Sienna KEY FOB death: 6 BUTTON Keyless Entry Remote Alarm Clicker (1 answer)
What would cause both mine (original) and my husbands (10mths old) fob remotes to die tonight? They are completely dead, no button on either one functions.
Battery just seems so unlikely with the different ages of the remotes - or are they "married" if one battery dies they both s...
05 Seinna, development of a small leak on right side. I eventually had the steering rack replacement with a rebuilt Cardon as can only get rebuilt unit if not buying from OEM Toyota. As soon as I drove felt hard to turn steering wheel to left. Not to right but left hand turns only. Took to Steale...
2005 Toyota Sienna RecallsSeat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire
For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,
Southeast Toyota is recalling certain vehicles because the seat heater element may become damaged as a result of compression of the seat cushion. The damaged element could short causing burning of the seat cushion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will disconnect seat heaters with copper strand elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory to correct this concern.
The spare tire carrier cable may break due to corrosion from road salt. Dealers will initially move the spare tire and relocate it to the luggage compartment free of charge if parts are unavailable. When parts are available, dealers will replace the spare tire carrier assembly with an improved one free of charge to resolve the concern.