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2009 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

Engine (18%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (14%)

Suspension and Steering (27%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (21%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (4%)

Other (11%)

Chart based on 73 repairs.
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2009 Toyota Sienna repair cost distribution

$2500+ (6%)

$1000 - $2499 (23%)

$500 - $999 (23%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (10%)

Chart based on 31 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2009 Toyota Sienna

Engine not specified

Toyota Sienna in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2011
Nov 2009

9000 mi
There were two noises that seemed to come from the engine. I took the car in to have it looked at. One of the problems was found: a loose part that was tightened (One shop didn't find it; the other did). I was told that the second noise, a ticking for the first minute or so, is normal. 

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2009 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

266-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Tennessee, United States
Oct 2013 - Sep 2015
Jul 2014

149700 mi

US $717
Replace right front wheel bearing 
Toyota Sienna in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2016
Jan 2015

69700 mi

US $900
Replaced pads and rotors on 4 wheels 
Jun 2015

77000 mi

US $200
Power Door failed. Did not repair, just had them clean up failed parts and door is manual now. 
Toyota Sienna in Kansas, United States
May 2011 - Nov 2014
Jun 2014

108000 mi
Steering rack leak, covered by extended warranty 
Oct 2014

115000 mi
sliding door hinge on both doors went out...doors were hard to open blower was going out 
Toyota Sienna in Pennsylvania, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2016
Jan 2014

63000 mi

US $230
Would not start. Shop performed diag, showed clean, then did fuel system cleaning service. 
Jul 2016

103000 mi

US $1000
Radiator cracked, hose busted, all hoses radiator replaced. 
Toyota Sienna in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
Jun 2013

52000 mi

US $150
Battery dead. It took 2 trips to the dealer and I had to leave the car over a weekend before they figured out it was just the battery! 
Toyota Sienna in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2015 - Dec 2015
Jun 2015

102300 mi

C $850
Water pump died, needed replacing. Rear wiper drivers side map pocket was loose, fastener added to end of panel, problem solves 
Toyota Sienna in Ohio, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2016
Jul 2015

78500 mi

US $100
Check Engine Service Code: P2197 Replaced Upstream Bank 2, Sensor 1 Air/Fuel Sensor. 
Sep 2015

79000 mi

US $175
Front brake vibration. Replaced front rotors and pads. 
Toyota Sienna in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

111000 mi

US $3000
Transmission needed to be replaced. 
Toyota Sienna in Manitoba, Canada
Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Jun 2016

66340 mi

C $900
coil spring on front suspension broke 
Toyota Sienna in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2012 - Jan 2017
Apr 2016

141980 mi

C $160
Replaced Bank one, sensor two - O2 sensor 
Aug 2016

147980 mi

C $3000
Replaced brakes and rotors - front and back, both wheel bearings, wheel alignment. 
Jan 2017

155000 mi

C $1100
Replaced downstream catalytic and muffler 
Toyota Sienna in Pennsylvania, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2016
Nov 2015

101000 mi

US $200
Passenger power door cable broke. Replaced same. 
Toyota Sienna in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2012 - Jun 2013
Jun 2013

71000 mi

US $130
Oxygen sensor # 1 failed turning off vsc traction control and abs. Door sensor does not work reliably and closed on child's arm. Trip to dealer but no fix. 
Toyota Sienna in Texas, United States
Dec 2008 - Jun 2016
Nov 2012

48000 mi
cv boots. replaced leaking boots on front end/ 
Jul 2015

76000 mi
Left front wheel bearing was bad. Replaced bearing and hub. 
May 2016

82000 mi

US $500
Replaced right front wheel bearing. 
Toyota Sienna in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2009 - Dec 2016
Aug 2010

10540 mi
TPMS system required recalibration. The TPMS warning light was constantly on even though the tire pressure was fine. 
Toyota Sienna in Ohio, United States
May 2010 - Dec 2016
Oct 2010

40300 mi

US $50
Bad 12v outlet replaced. 
Aug 2015

116000 mi

US $200
Front left CV boot replaced 
Apr 2016

124300 mi

US $1100
Sliding door cable broke, preventing door from opening. 
Toyota Sienna in Ontario, Canada
Aug 2008 - Sep 2013
May 2010

9269 mi
Rear hatch struts were sticky. Hatch didn't want to open easly. Struts replaced under warranty.  
Oct 2012

33880 mi

C $350
Rear break pads worn out, changed front and rear at that time, dealer wanted to replace rear rotors too but I wouldn't let him, also steering rack rubber boot was torn , replaced under warranty. 
Apr 2013

38000 mi

C $305
While changing winter wheels to all season ones I noticed that rear rotors are in really bad shape. Ordered parts online, ACDelco professional rotors for all corners and will change them myself. 
Toyota Sienna in North Carolina, United States
May 2009 - Jun 2011
Apr 2010

18000 mi

US $900
Air condenser damaged by object hitting it through lower grill. Apparently 'not uncommon' per Toyota dealer. Pleased with service but disappointed a little rock can take out A/C of new van. Poor design. 
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2016
Mar 2010

5000 mi
All warning lights came on, not be turned off, shift gears inappropriatly. Toyota replaced $$$ parts incl computer. Told "junction block" was root cause. Despite long repair, Toyota honored warranty and did very expensive ($4000) repair,no cost to us. 
Jul 2015

48300 mi

US $90
Low tire pressure sensor error. Sensor erroneously detecting fifth tire with zero tire pressure. All others within tolerance. Of course car only has 4 tires. 
Toyota Sienna in Quebec, Canada
May 2009 - Sep 2014
Sep 2010

9300 mi
Car battery replaced , reason dead cell 
Mar 2011

11160 mi
Clicking noise and vibration felt through steering wheel while turning steering from lock to lock position. Since the problem was detected and evaluated . dealer suggest to wait and to do the repair closer to the end of the warranty 
Aug 2011

14840 mi
Clicking noise and vibration felt through steering wheel while turning steering from lock to lock position. Since the problem was detected and evaluated . dealer suggest to wait and to do the repair closer to the end of the warranty 
May 2012

20140 mi
Right side strut bearing noisy Intermediate shaft on steering column noisy Heater blower noisy ( intermittent ) Door seal damaged 
Oct 2013

28520 mi

C $165
Rear rotors and pads replaced 
Toyota Sienna in New York, United States
Dec 2008 - Dec 2016
Aug 2011

55000 mi

US $150
Rear Brakes worn after 55,000 miles. 
Feb 2014

91000 mi

US $325
Rear Brake pads & rotors worn - RR & R 
Toyota Sienna in California, United States
Oct 2012 - Sep 2016
Nov 2012

50275 mi

US $1250
replaced rack and pinion replaced front right shock 
Toyota Sienna in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2010 - Dec 2016
Jul 2012

60000 mi

US $690
Brakes and Rotor pads were worn. Had to replace to pass state safety inspection 
Toyota Sienna in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2011 - Dec 2016
Aug 2012

99000 mi
Van developed a bad wheel bearing 
Nov 2014

155000 mi

US $395
Replaced front strut assemblies. 

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2009 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

266-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Toyota Sienna in New York, United States
Apr 2009 - Apr 2012
May 2009

1000 mi
gasoline vapor containment unit failed 
Sep 2010

16000 mi
Clunking from the front end. They replaced axle, still clunking. 
Apr 2012

34000 mi
Front end still clunking when turned back in. 
Toyota Sienna in Ohio, United States
Jul 2014 - Dec 2016
Sep 2015

99000 mi

US $100
Front brakes and rotors, rear brakes 
Nov 2016

116000 mi

US $60
Gasket between the exhaust pipe hindge failed 
Dec 2016

117000 mi
oil pump line failure, Toyota has a recall out only if they fail, well if it fails it could blow your engine if you don't stop in time. 
Toyota Sienna in California, United States
Feb 2009 - Dec 2013
Mar 2009 DRL did not work upon delivery. Initial repair attempt was aborted as I needed the vehicle. 
May 2009

2000 mi
Repaired short circuit that had caused DRL to not operate. 
Feb 2012

30000 mi
Key remote stopped working and had to be reprogrammed. Called dealer to see if repair would be covered by extended warranty. Dealer never responded to inquiry. Searched internet for remote programming instructions and self-repaired. 
Toyota Sienna in Maryland, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2016
Jul 2015

63300 mi
Sliding door stuck 
Dec 2015

70000 mi

US $2000
Replaced rear brakes and rotors Replaced shocks 
Toyota Sienna in Michigan, United States
Jun 2011 - Sep 2016
May 2013

19700 mi
A/C was not cold. Leak in a rubber gasket - replaced. 

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2009 Toyota Sienna 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Sienna in Arizona, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

48000 mi

US $249
brake pads 
Toyota Sienna in Texas, United States
Oct 2012 - Aug 2015
Nov 2012

75000 mi

US $1365
Passenger side power steering rack boot cracked. 

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2009 Toyota Sienna 4-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Sienna in New York, United States
May 2010 - Mar 2016
Feb 2014

67300 mi

US $250
Replaced battery. Second time since van was purchased. 
Mar 2016

69000 mi

US $200
Battery draining too fast 

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