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2004 Toyota Sienna Electrical Problems

219 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2004 Toyota Sienna. 52 of these members (23.7%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 85 electrical repairs to 2004 Toyota Siennas--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

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Percentage of 2004 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

Chart based on 350 repairs.

2004 Toyota Sienna electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 56 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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2004 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

39000 mi   Motor for passenger side door is defective. There is a TSB for it, only if the part dies before 3yr/36k. It's about $2500 to repair the automatic sliding side door! 
41000 US $100 Right passenger sliding door jammed in close position because of defective motor. When door was opened, I saw the broken motor--a Toy-car-ota bulletin was made, but only covered the 3 yr/36000 mile period. My door broke about 4 yrs after purchase. 
116000   Passenger Side Sliding Door Power Window stuck in down position. Broken switch tab on Driver Door Power Window Switch assembly. Driver Door switch assembly modified to prevent operation of of that window by driver, normal operation at PSSD/PW switch. 
150000 US $221 Driver door lock motor intermittant. Replaced door lock assembly. 
165000   Unequal AC cooling driver(warmer) vs passenger side. Removed panels to observe/test AC system. Control and dampers working properly, assume probable low refrigerant issue. To be checked/resolved at independent shop.  
181000   Poor AC cooling on drivers side and dehumidification. Old issue addressed. Remaining system charge was 50% of minimum spec charge. Leak test passed, just general bleed out over 7 years in service. Recharged system to max charge. 
188000   AC Clutch relay failure, replaced. 
193000   Front passenger side window stuck down. Cracked switch on drivers door. Bypassed driver door switch. Window operational from passenger side. 
211500   Right outside tailight capsule damaged during removal for bulb replacement, replaced assembly. 
66000   Right power sliding door went out. The dealer replaced the hinges, motor, etc. on the door. This is the third time this has happend over the life of the car. The service dept. said there is an updated part that is more reliable then the origional. 
60000 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. 
52080   Passenger power sliding door malfunction resulting in inability to open or close the door - including manually. I cut the drive cable which then allowed manual operation of the door. Parts unavailable at the time of the scheduled serviec trip to dealer. Dealer replaced drive motor & cable for passenger sliding door at no cost. Although original warranty had expired for this item dealer found a Toyota WAB (unsure of acronym or meaning) which covered 100% of costs (parts & labour). Would have been costl 
60760 C $30 driving light - drivers side 
72540   Recurring problem with drivers side driving light (not the headlight). This about the 4th time the bulb has been replaced so I suspect it is getting wet somehow. The peculiar thing is that there is no visible condensation around the bulb 
76880   driver's side running light replaced - 5th time I believe since we purchased van new in 2004 

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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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2004 Toyota Sienna 4-door

4-cylinder automatic AWD

54000 mi US $900 CD player not working 

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