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2013 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

Engine (11%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (3%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (27%)

Other (16%)

Chart based on 37 repairs.
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2013 Toyota Sienna repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (6%)

$100 - $499 (13%)

< $100 (74%)

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Chart based on 31 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2013 Toyota Sienna

Engine not specified

Toyota Sienna in Maryland, United States
Jul 2013 - Jun 2018
Sep 2013

6000 mi
Issue #2 - Rear view mirror defective - produces wavy warped images like a fun-house mirror. Replacement mirror also has same defect. Another mirror has been ordered. Unresolved. Issue #3 - Windows rattle when lowered 1"-1.5". Dealer was able to reproduce rattle but has no recommended fix. Unresolved. 
Nov 2014

28000 mi
Rear main seal leaking. 
Feb 2015

35000 mi
My front driver side strut which has been leaking (Toyota calls it seeping) since 17k qualified for replacement @33k miles. Front passenger strut is still 'seeping'. 
Dec 2015

59000 mi
One minor issue is rattling sliding doors. Sounds like the rollers (ball bearings) are loose or need grease. It's temperature dependent. 

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2013 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

266-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Sienna in Oregon, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

76000 mi

US $145
No start condition. Battery was original. AAA was able to replace it, but the tech did not have a proper set of tools, nor anything to deal with corroded terminals. 
Feb 2018

78000 mi
Takata Airbag Recall - passenger side airbag inflator/igniter replaced. Door latch and motors replaced under recall. On way to dealership, the driver side sliding door opened on the freeway! 
Toyota Sienna in Nevada, United States
Nov 2016 - Sep 2018
Jan 2017

43000 mi
Glove box not working right. 
Toyota Sienna in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2015 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015

54560 mi

C $1377
Side door rear latch would not lock close. Than the latch on the front of the same side door would not open. 
Toyota Sienna in New York, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

25000 mi

US $95
While drive at 35 mph I hit a huge pothole with the driver side wheels. It pulls to the left gently but consistently... after "wheel alignment - no change - still pulls, but a bit less so. 
Toyota Sienna in Ohio, United States
Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
Oct 2017

51200 mi
Sliding door Toyota recall 
Toyota Sienna in North Dakota, United States
Jul 2016 - Sep 2018
Jul 2018

97000 mi
Manufacturer recall on sliding power doors 
Toyota Sienna in Ontario, Canada
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
May 2018

29140 mi

C $100
Tailgate support struts worn and the tailgate makes a grinding noise when opened. Replaced struts with aftermarket. 
Toyota Sienna in Oregon, United States
Jul 2014 - Jun 2015
Oct 2014

44200 mi

US $150
alignment after new tires bought. Needed some mods' to achieve proper specs. 
Toyota Sienna in Missouri, United States
Nov 2016 - Jul 2019
Mar 2019

67000 mi
Airbag recall 
Toyota Sienna in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2014 - Sep 2017
Apr 2015

15080 mi
Battery dead in the winter. Engine did not start. 
Toyota Sienna in Florida, United States
Jan 2014 - Jul 2014
May 2014

4100 mi
Rear passenger power door has failed to open, followed by audible alarm. Dealer stated door electronics don't capture error codes so nothing they can do. Asked them to document complaint. 
Jul 2014

7000 mi
While driving in rain in evening with cruise, auto wipers running, and auto headlights active, a sudden jerk of vehicle occurred, followed by all systems cycling, all lamps on dash stayed lit, had to power cycle car to clear. 
Toyota Sienna in Indiana, United States
Dec 2013 - Sep 2014
Jan 2014

34000 mi
Dome console partially detached from the roof and was hanging down about an inch. Dealer replaced it under warranty. 
Sep 2014

40000 mi
Bad O2 Sensor Replaced 
Toyota Sienna in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2013 - Dec 2017
Apr 2014

8980 mi
Leaking shock replaced under warranty. 
Toyota Sienna in New York, United States
Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Jan 2015

7200 mi
Rear view mirror had to be reattached 

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2013 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

266-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Toyota Sienna in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2013 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

26660 mi

C $1400
Drivetrain problems 
Toyota Sienna in New York, United States
Nov 2012 - Mar 2016
Jun 2013

4000 mi
3rd row seta is was squeaking. Dealer added some foam insulation inside the seat, but only made it slightly better. 
Mar 2016

32000 mi
3rd row left side squeak fixed back in the middle of 2014 after Toyota discovered the flaw that caused it, but a similar squeak on the right side was never fixed. 
Toyota Sienna in Wisconsin, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2015
May 2014

14700 mi
Turn signal unit went bad and was making a high pitched noise when activated. Replaced and now it's fine. Third row seating makes a squeaking noise when going over bumps. Dealer has adjusted and claims it is a known issue with no current fix available. 
Sep 2015

30000 mi
The third row was still squeaking when we punted the vehicle, although the dealer had ordered yet another part to attempt a fix. My wife has sworn off Toyota/Lexus vehicles after that debacle. 
Toyota Sienna in Ohio, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2020
Apr 2017

66000 mi

US $650
Warped rotors, worn pads - replaced rotors/pads on all 4 wheels. 
Jun 2019

108000 mi

US $350
Fuel door hinge broke. Replaced fuel door. 
Toyota Sienna in Alberta, Canada
Aug 2013 - Jun 2018
Jul 2014

16920 mi
Rear shock replaced under warranty. Was making a clunking noise from rear end when travelling over pot holes or speed bumps. Shock failed, dealer said faulty shock and never seen before. 
Oct 2014

21280 mi
Remaining rear shock replaced on the opposite side. Left shock replaced earlier stopped the clunking noise. Right shock failed about 1 month later and clunking returned. 3rd row seat rattles when driving. Mechanics agreed and stated common problem and Toyota is aware, but no fix available. 
Toyota Sienna in Michigan, United States
Dec 2014 - Oct 2016
Jul 2016

36300 mi
Window trim loose. Dealer replaced it 
Toyota Sienna in Alaska, United States
Dec 2013 - Aug 2015
Mar 2014

5000 mi
TPMS light on 
Toyota Sienna in Indiana, United States
Feb 2013 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

105000 mi

US $500
Replaced an Oil Control Valve. 

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