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2006 Toyota Sienna Problems and Repair Histories

175 TrueDelta members own a 2006 Toyota Sienna. 67 of these members (38.3%) have reported repairs for their car. A total of 166 repairs to 2006 Toyota Siennas--an average of 0.9 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, 17% to the suspension, 37% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 13% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 166 repairs.

2006 Toyota Sienna repair cost distribution

Of the 2006 Toyota Sienna repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 13% cost less than $100, 36% between $100 and $499, 22% between $500 and $999, 27% between $1000 and $2499, and 2% more than $2500.

Chart based on 55 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2006 Toyota Sienna problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2006 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2006 0    
37000 0 Transmission was shifting oddly at low speeds. 
 
Toyota Sienna in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 0    
7000 0 AC not cold enough. 
63700 100 Rack seal leaked and caused inner tie rod boot to corrode. Temp fix is to put in pwr steering seal fluid and replace boot. 
70000  
Toyota Sienna in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 31000    
43000 0 Tranny failure (? pinion gear)- slipping, grinding. 
47000 0 airbag light flashing, wiring in passenger seat loose. 
54000 310 Door panel trim falling off door. 
68000 0 Door trim panel keeps popping off. 
71000 0 Interior door panel keeps popping off as fasteners get loose. Fasteners replaced. 
71000 0 rattling in front car , 3 visits to dealer, heat shield fixed first time, now they think it may be catalytic convertor has something broken inside but they are still not sure, sound still present, they want to wait till its louder more obvious 
76000 0 replaced bank 1 catalytic converter 
79000 0 loose heat shield 
93000 0 coolant leak 
123000 600 power door actuator motor replaced 
138000 180 battery died 
156000  
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2006 0    
15000 0 There was an apparent squeak when starting the vehicle, this turned out to be a bad belt, the noise was obvious to the mechanic and was coming from the front passenger side. Repairs took approx 2 hrs. 
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 Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2006 5000    
22000 0 rattle in door backseat, driver side 
101000  
Toyota Sienna in Virginia, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2006 12000    
23000 0 Air bag light flashing 
27000 0 Air bag light was on. Replaced passenger seat for the 2nd time but light is now on again. 
28000 0 Airbag light flashing. Replaced front passenger wiring harness and front passenger seat. 
86000  
Toyota Sienna in Nevada, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 16000    
25000 0 a horrible rattling noise coming from back slider (driver side) door. a loud "click" noise when vehicle is placed in drive and forward motion is initiated. 
60000  
Toyota Sienna in Massachusetts, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jul 2006 9000    
30000 0 on steep long hway grades going 65-70mph downhill & braking after quick tap on acccelator took rpms to exactly 2500,where it froze- only braking could disengage- duplicated several times. recalibrated some kind of computer & thing seems fine 
 

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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. 
26000 0 Leaking transmission casing seal. Took down transmission and replaced with new seal. 
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. Sienna pulled slightly to left on highway. Reported 3 times to previous dlrs with same response, No Problem Found. Found new dlr, confirmed problem, corrected alignment problem. OK now. 
 

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