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2006 Toyota Sienna Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

174 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Toyota Sienna. 41 of these members (23.6%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 63 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2006 Toyota Siennas--an average of 0.4 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2006 Toyota Sienna problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2006 Toyota Sienna problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2006 Toyota Sienna problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2006 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

10% of the 2006 Toyota Sienna repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 8% to the brakes, 16% to the suspension, 38% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 13% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 168 repairs.

2006 Toyota Sienna electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Toyota Sienna electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 13% cost less than $100, 31% between $100 and $499, 22% between $500 and $999, and 34% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 32 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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Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Battery needed to be replaced due to dead short in van. Dealer charged $112.98 to replace. I fought it and got a check back from them. Warranty after a fight. Short issue as of June 17th 2008 is still ongoing. 
0 Van would not start all day, no crank no electric. Started the next day and taking to dealer who could not find a problem. I think part of dead short issue mentioned above. Still ongoing problem as of June 17th 2008. 
47000 0 DVD player once again is draining battery by staying on after shutdown. This is getting old. Told solution will be coming and to bring back when called. 
 
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 5000    
24000 0 Rear AC did not blow cool air. Problem was faulty relay. 
 
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2006 0    
44000 400 part of the 3rd row power seat would not come up. 
55000 0 DVD player gave out due to an electrical short. This problem had occured before when the car had around 36,000 miles on it.  
95000  
Toyota Sienna in Kansas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 44000    
50000 0 One electro-mechanical failure was left unresolved: the motorized mirror on driver side. Motor switch probably failed as motor continued to run. However, the mirror control also stopped working at the same time. Dealer agreed to repair. 
Toyota Sienna in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2006 1000    
58000 0 Airbag sensor light was blinking. Noticed TSB on siennnaclub.org and dealer confirmed problem on first trip. Repair took place on second trip to shop. 
60000 0 Sensor replaced on return visit after ordering from first visit. 
 
Toyota Sienna in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 31000    
47000 0 airbag light flashing, wiring in passenger seat loose. 
123000 600 power door actuator motor replaced 
138000 180 battery died 
156000  
Toyota Sienna in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 0    
7000 0 AC not cold enough. 
65000  
Toyota Sienna in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 12000    
23000 0 Air bag light flashing 
28000 0 Airbag light flashing. Replaced front passenger wiring harness and front passenger seat. 
86000  

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2006 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Toyota Sienna in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 1000    
14000 0 HVAC fan making high-pitched whining noise.  
19000 0 High-pitched whining noise in front climate control fan. 
53000  

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2006 Toyota Sienna 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

Toyota Sienna in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 20000    
21000 0 Nav system not able to locate address shown on map. Gen 4 sys w/6.1 map DVD. Toyota said for dlr to replace map DVD with current upgrade. Dlr only wants to install 5.1 map DVD, will not order 7.1 map DVD. Found new dlr, 7.1 map DVD installed OK now. Nav system not able to locate address shown on map. Gen 4 sys w/6.1 map DVD. Found new dlr, 7.1 map DVD installed OK now. 
 

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