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2000 Toyota Sienna Engine Problems and Repair Histories

Don't infer 2000 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 2000 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

38% of the 2000 Toyota Sienna repairs were to the engine, 7% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 13% to the suspension, 19% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 2% to the body and trim, and 10% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 102 repairs.

2000 Toyota Sienna engine repair cost distribution

Of the 2000 Toyota Sienna engine repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 16% cost less than $100, 36% between $100 and $499, 32% between $500 and $999, and 16% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 25 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.

2000 Toyota Sienna

Engine not specified

Toyota Sienna in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2009 115000    
115000 4000 Oil sludge destroyed engine, main bearing spun, engine replaced w/used engine. 

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2000 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

194-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 147000    
150700 800 Replaced two Fuel Ratio Sensors. Old ones were broken, which caused misfires in Cylinders 1, 3 and 5. This mimicked significant transmission problems, dropped fuel efficiency, burned fuel in the exhaust pipes and put fuel in the oil. 
159000 300 Engine light was on and car could not pass state emissions test. Replaced catalytic converter with non-Toyota parts. 
198000 1300 Stuck PCV Valve and wear fouled the spark plugs, wiring, fuel filter, fuel injectors, which created misfires and sludge build up in throttle body and intake manifold. Replaced plugs, wires, PCV valve, filter, coils boots, grommets & gaskets 
204000  

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2000 Toyota Sienna 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota Sienna in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 87000    
108000 525 Check engine light from bad oxygen sensor. 
113000 1200 Replace flexible y-pipe in exhaust. 
 
Toyota in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 54000    
54000 60 Engine light on. 
76000 90 Car would not crank and start. Remove battery and starter and they check ok at O'Reilley Parts Store. 
Toyota Sienna in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 100000    
108000 0 At just over 100,000 miles it began making a clacking kind of noise in the engine. The dealer said it was caused by defective rods and the repair would be over $6000. Traded it instead of repairing. 

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2000 Toyota Sienna 3dr Minivan, ext.

194-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2009 109000    
136000 40 Replaced oxygen sensor 
149000 250 Replaced oxygen sensors 
 
Toyota Sienna in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 78000    
84000 355 The emission system vapor canister needed to be changed. 
125000 670 The seam weld that held the muffler to the catalytic converter broke clean. Had to re-weld. 2 ignition coils died. 
125000 879 catalytic converter needed to be replaced 
Toyota Sienna in Indiana, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2010 151000    
153000 536 Head gasket leaking oil. 
164000 1196 Replaced Air Fuel Sensor. Fuel system and throttle body cleaning. 
165000 0 Oil leak under timing cover: $300-$500. Not putting more money into the vehicle. Planning to trade in car. Timing belt needs replacing: $322 estimate. Not putting more money into the vehicle. Planning to trade in car. 
165700 1785 Waterpump, cam seals, and crank seals were leaking. Replaced parts as part of timing belt service. 
180000  
Toyota Sienna in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2008 111000    
134300 100 Both intake and exhaust valves on cylinder #6 were out of tolerance causing a click that was getting louder. Dealer pulled valve cover and adjusted valves only on that cylinder, others were fine. 
158000 530 Rear engine mount failed quite a while ago but noise and vibration got worse over time and became almost unbearable. It was replaced and vehicle felt like brand new! 
161000 293 Vehicle temp would start to rise when idling or moving slow. Thermostat was not working properly. Dealer couldn't find the problem at first, but on the second day was duplicated and fixed. 
176000  
Toyota Sienna in Wyoming, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2008 157000    
162000 300 short stainless muffler section replaced 
185000 200 replace coolant, replace thermostat, maintenance 
281000 260 Hole in exhaust pipe 
291000 110 another hole in exhaust sys 
317000  

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