My sienna was running hot so I took it to a dealership for diagnosis.2 hours later they call and inform me the cost w/be a minimum of $1600 possibly $2,000.The reason?They say the manual says engine and trans needs to be removed to do this.I need answers quick.Anyone?
Water pump replacement on 2007 Toyota Sienna
by karaoken in Salt Lake City, UT on September 15, 2010
5 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by Pvt-Public on September 15, 2010
I have never heard the engine needs to come out. I know it's a pain to do but I don't thing even the dealer charges much over $600-$650. Any one else feel free to correct me if I'm wrong !
ANSWER by Visitor on October 20, 2010
We just got the same estimate.
COMMENT by Visitor on October 20, 2010
I was able to get the new water pump with labor for just under $1400 at a local dealership.I was told they had an exceptional mechanic able to do the job in less time and bypass some of the steps listed in the repair data base.Still a lot of money for a water pump.I hope other Sienna owners can find a better/cheaper way to go,Good luck. Kara.0ken,S.L.C.
ANSWER by Visitor on January 01, 2011
hello , I'm a Master Certified Technician and I recently replaced a water pump on a 2007 Sienna , it took me about 2.5 hours . The Labor guide calls for 17.3 hours and R&R engine ,but I did not need to remove it.
COMMENT by noumanr2002 on January 05, 2011
Hello. Do u know how long it takes to replace the heater core on this car? Im having a really hard time finding this out, and i dont wanna spend thousands at the dealer.
ANSWER by Visitor on January 03, 2011
Today January 3, 2011 Local Toyota Indiana dealer recommended I have the timing belt replaced as my 2007 Sienna has 92,000 miles , and to do the water pump at the same time because it would be cost effective at TOTAL estimated price of $800. Conrad
ANSWER by noumanr2002 on January 05, 2011
Theres a shop in manhattan NY if u live there. 10th ave and 29th street. They will install it for $650 for u. good luck
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