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Toyota Sienna Transmission Problems and Repair Histories

1313 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Toyota Sienna. 128 of these members (9.7%) have reported transmission and drivetrain repairs for their car. A total of 53 transmission and drivetrain repairs to Toyota Siennas--an average of 0 per vehicle--have been reported.

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

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

Don't infer 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 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

21% of the Toyota Sienna repairs were to the engine, 4% to the transmission, 12% to the brakes, 14% to the suspension, 26% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 13% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1256 repairs.

Toyota Sienna transmission and drivetrain repair cost distribution

Of the Toyota Sienna transmission and drivetrain repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 31% cost less than $100, 30% between $100 and $499, 19% between $500 and $999, 16% between $1000 and $2499, and 4% more than $2500.

Chart based on 115 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 Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2007 31000    
43000 0 Tranny failure (? pinion gear)- slipping, grinding. 
156000  
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. 
 

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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    
26000 0 Leaking transmission casing seal. Took down transmission and replaced with new seal. 
53000  

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2005 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2005 1000    
28000 0 Tranmission seal has sign of leaking. 
139000  

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2005 Toyota Sienna 4-door

6-cylinder automatic 2WD

Toyota in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Nov 2006 41000    
52000 130 Car needs software update on computer. Done by Toyota according to a TSB. 
 

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2004 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Oct 2008 90000    
94000 160 Transmission pan gasket was leaking -- not a major repair. 
 

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2004 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Toyota Sienna in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2007 0    
146000 5000 Transmission failed. Had to replace transmission. 
235000  

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2000 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

194-horsepower 3.0L V6 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Kentucky, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 111000    
111000 1000 transmission went out. 
 
Toyota Sienna in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 147000    
148000 1800 Transmission failure. Replaced with "take out" transmission salvaged from another Sienna 
204000  

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