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Toyota Sienna Electrical Problems

1386 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Toyota Sienna. 231 of these members (16.7%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 377 electrical repairs to Toyota Siennas--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Toyota Sienna problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

Chart based on 1476 repairs.

Toyota Sienna electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 220 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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2007 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

266-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

3000 mi   Day time running lights were not activated on delivery. We had to take it to a local dealer to have them activated. 
1000   Navigation system takes you couple hundred feet away from your destination 
2000   Navigation system takes you couple hundred feet away from your destination. 

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2006 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

23000 mi   Air bag light flashing 
28000   Airbag light flashing. Replaced front passenger wiring harness and front passenger seat. 

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2005 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

32000 mi   Had issue with vehicle "knocking" when at low rpms going up slight inclines. There was a TSB on the issue that resulted in a computer "upgrade" and the brake accuator being replaced. I was told it was a $2400 part that is part of the laser guided cruise 
34000   There was a noise coming from the fan back behind the glove box whenever the fan was at a low setting. Dealer ordered new fan and replaced at a follow-up visit. Fan replaced. 
39000   Ticking/clicking noise was coming from behind drivers side dash. Was actually in the shop a few different times for them to figure out the problem, but finally fixed it after ordering an A/C Servo and replacing it the last time. 
75000   car made moaning/grinding noise when turning when it was hot other problem was clicking under passenger side dash. one dealer replaced a blower motor the next dealer replaced servo switch(?) 
99000 US $225 noise noticed with fresh air intake, not on recirculate or climate control off. Replaced filter 

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2004 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

60000 mi US $365 Rear View Camera Defective. 
42000   failed to fix the sensor on the rear hatch. had to replace entire electric motor 
36000   Radio/Headunit replaced due to inoperable cd player. - ordered part Radio/Headunit replaced due to inoperable cd player. 

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2004 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

36000 mi   passenger sliding door failure - needed a whole new mechanism. tires wore down prematurely - need to put 3rd set of tires on at 37,000. 
88000 US $100 Power sliding door broke and would cost 1200 to repair. Would not cover under extended warranty despite have replaced every other part of that same door over the years. 

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2004 Toyota Sienna 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

19000 mi   The daytime running lights do not work. They have been unable to fix it three times. I need to take it back in again when they can talk to Toyota corporate. 
21000   Daytime running lights did not work. This was the 4th visit to get them repaired, but the dealer was unable to figure out how to repair it. 

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