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2004 Toyota Sienna repairs by problem area

Engine (25%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (24%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (6%)

Other (16%)

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2004 Toyota Sienna brake repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (10%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (55%)

< $100 (20%)

Chart based on 20 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2004 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Replace one rear brake pad (on warranty) 
81172 mi

US $1056
Replaced steering angle and YAW rate sensors. 
64000 mi

US $42
Replaced front brake pads replacing original pads. 
147398 mi

US $270
The parking brake had no tension at all due to a nut that had fallen off onto the floor mat. The technician had to partially disassemble the dashboard in order to replace the nut. 2 hours labor, no parts. 
106000 mi

US $1300
replace rotors, pads, hoses. All badly worn or rusted 
259000 mi

US $225
Severed wheel speed sensor wire replaced and factory hitch wiring harness fixed/replaced 
63000 mi

US $550
Right Front Brake Caliper frozen 
99000 mi

US $100
Emergency brake cable froze up- replaced. 
131000 mi

US $100
Front left caliper broken. 
189000 mi Parking Brake inoperative prior to state safety inspection. Cleaned, lubricated, adjusted Rear Parking Brake components and adjusted main Parking Brake Cable. 
202700 mi

US $160
Parking Brake Cables Seized. Replace L and R Rear Cables. Replace Parking Brake Shoes. 
240000 mi

US $170
Rear brake grinding noise, pad lining thrown. Replace Pads, Rotors. Misc Parking brake hardware, clean and adjust Parking Brake. 
85000 mi

US $200
Parking brake no longer holding, even after adjustment. Shop dissected brakes and reinstalled shoes and springs and adjusted brake cable. 
101680 mi

C $800
Also unseized left front caliper slider and other maintenance items. 
270000 mi

US $260
Stuck front brake caliper. 

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2004 Toyota Sienna 4dr Minivan, ext.

230-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

136000 mi

US $560
Rear brake froze, ebrakes haven't worked in 2 years, all the brakes needed to be replaced. Took the shop three tries to get the parking brake working again. 
62300 mi

US $60
Left front brake caliper seized. After problem diagnosed, removed caliper and ordered rebuild kit. Problem was discovered during a 60 mile drive. 
148000 mi

US $400
Check Engine light and VSC lights are on 
126480 mi

C $335
Traction control kicks in at a specific left-hand turn on highway. But only if brakes had been applied in the 60 seconds prior to reaching that spot! Technicians found no problems. Balanced and aligned wheels. It still happens at that spot. 

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