Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
2006 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.
215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD
Rear lift gate struts failed. Replaced with aftermarket parts.
Sliding door broken. Replaced cable assembly under warranty (9yr 90K mile extension) and switch ($).
Sliding Door Latch needs to be replaced.
Driver seat base (71120-8E110)weld snap. Base need to be replace.
Replaced a broken lock mechanism for the glove box.
Recall on spare tire cable -- spare tire fell out, and since this was recalled, we brought it to the dealer to fix this and get a new spare tire.
The rear pair of liftgate hatch shocks needed to be replaced. Toyota was exorbitant in price so I found after market products on Amazon.com that have very good reviews for much less money. Installed them myself.
The vehicle needed 4 wheel alignment. The new tires wear out after 2500 miles on them. New tires at America Tire for worned out four tires
The struts for the rear hatch were replaced because they were not supporting the hatch when open. This was replaced under a recall notice.
Center console drawer latch spring broke. You could close the drawer but it would not lock automatically.
a loud "click" noise when vehicle is placed in drive and forward motion is initiated.
mechanical (not electric) sliding door mechanisms had to be replaced.
Right and left power sliding door assemblies replaced. These have been repaired quite a few times. Surprised there wasn't a recall. Ultimately they went us a $200 check to defray "some" of the costs.
Rear hatch struts don't fully open when cold
Rear side window shade broken. Ordered and replaced a few days later under warranty.
replace defective rear door stay checks. TSB dealer did on own during service.
Air bag light was on. Replaced passenger seat for the 2nd time but light is now on again.
Passenger side airbag failure. Replaced passenger side air bag unit. Van was purchased previous month and dealer covered repair costs ($1900).
Driver's side airbag system failure. Seems to be a common problem but no recall as of yet. Van out of warranty. Replaced Driver's side airbag unit and sensor. Rear hatch strut also replaced at cost of $200.
Door Check Mounting Panel welds broke loose in right front door. Dealer Body Shop reimbursed $ 381 from Toyota by Warranty Enhancement I received 12/31/2007. Many Toyota Sienna right front door check mounting panels had defective welds.
Driver's side front door made POPPING Sounds when opened or closed due to defective welds. Dealer body shop had to repair the welds.
Front suspension replacement (left and right), rack and pinions changed.
Driver's side door check weld failure. Shop quoted price for body shop to fix, even though I enclosed warranty enhancement letter. Complained to shop for not paying attention, made appointment for body shop to fix under warranty.
Driver's side door check weld failure. Received warranty enhancement letter a few years ago, covered repair at the end of the 5-year warranty extension.