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2006 Toyota Sienna Electrical Problems

181 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2006 Toyota Sienna. 38 of these members (21%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 73 electrical repairs to 2006 Toyota Siennas--an average of 0.4 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 2006 Toyota Sienna problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Percentage of 2006 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

Chart based on 210 repairs.

2006 Toyota Sienna electrical repair cost distribution

Chart based on 35 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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2006 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

14958 mi   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. 
27173   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   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. 
24000   Rear AC did not blow cool air. Problem was faulty relay. 
44000 US $400 part of the 3rd row power seat would not come up. 
55000   DVD player gave out due to an electrical short. This problem had occured before when the car had around 36,000 miles on it.  
52000   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. 
58000   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   Sensor replaced on return visit after ordering from first visit. 
47000   airbag light flashing, wiring in passenger seat loose. 
123000 US $600 power door actuator motor replaced 
138000   battery died 
7000   AC not cold enough. 
23000   Air bag light flashing 
28000   Airbag light flashing. Replaced front passenger wiring harness and front passenger seat. 

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2006 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

14000 mi   HVAC fan making high-pitched whining noise.  
19000   High-pitched whining noise in front climate control fan. 

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2006 Toyota Sienna 4-door

6-cylinder automatic AWD

21000 mi   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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