Toyota Sienna Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota Sienna

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Toyota Sienna Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Oxygen Sensor

One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Problem 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.

Head Gasket blown

I purchased this vehicle preowned with 65000 miles in April of 2011. Had all maintenance done by toyota dealer. After oil change at 90000 I noticed drops of pink liquid on the driveway. I thought it was cooling fluid since it is pink too. After 3-4 days didn't see drops anymore, I thought it was just overfill of coolant. However at next oil change at the dealership I asked them to see where leak could have come from. They showed me from undern...

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Toyota Sienna Questions

how does the igniter affect each cyl reason i have a miss fire in bank 2 (1 answer)

swaped coils and plugs and done compression swapped injectors fuel trims indicate ignition miss in cyl 2 and 6 more on 2 than 6 its only affecting bank 2 o2 switching both banks seems to stumble cold but run good for few minutes till computer has to start adding and subtracting fuel then it star...

AWD & TRAC lite on, NO Cruise, rad fans on constant, all at once. what to do ? (1 answer)

35,000 on sienna xle- ran great-
Filled with gas and rotated wheels.
Next day, hard start (like cheap gas)the AWD, TRAC LIGHT ON, rad FANS ON CONSTANT , NO cruise control , all of these things came on at once.

SRS warning light comes on (1 answer)

sometimes if I mess with the seat belt on passenger side it comes off.

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Toyota Sienna Recalls

Seat 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,

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or in some cases replace the air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Seat Belt Height Adjusters Separates From The Vehicle

The installation of incorrect front seat belt height adjusters may cause the front seat belts to detach in an accident. Dealers will replace the front seat belt adjusters free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Toyota Sienna Reviews

I bought the Sienna new of 2013. This makes 3rd Sienna love all them only thing on last one is passenger sliding door wouldn't closed called my dealer as they had the tow truck towing to the dealer. I got the van back couple days later came from a motor went bad replaced under extended warranty. So far there hasn't been no other issues. Sienna is reliable van I have 34,000miles has good road ha...
Not a fan of this gen of Sienna anymore. Dash is full of cracks. Hard to get perfect alignment as am told no way to adjust rear wheels or needs some sort of rear camber/caster? kit. I keep it as close as possible for tire wear/tear. More and more problems keep popping up as Sienna ages. This has been a "hyper-maintained" Sienna since Day One of in service. Owned it over ten years before reachin...
I bought my 2009 Sienna brand new right before i was expecting my 3rd child. Perfect car for a family of 5. I replaced the transmission at 50k miles at a cost of 6000. I now have a van with sliding doors that do not work. I called corporate and my local Toyota dealer and they will not cover it because they extended the warranty for broken doors on the old vans(07 and 08)and not the 2009. I no...

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