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I have a 2007 Toyota Sienna. On the LE, Is there one belt or two? Serpentine AND V-belt? I keep getting mixed answers from people.
My information shows that only one belt applies to the Sienna. While some parts sources list it as a "Poly V-Belt", it is actually a serpentine belt that drives all the external engine components. Price will depend on which brand...
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My 2006 Toyota Sienna is leaking oil between the engine and transmission. How much does it cost to fix it?
Hi there. It really depends on where the leak is coming from, and whether or not it's engine or transmission fluid that is leaking. The best way to determine the source and receive an estimate for repair is to have...
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hard to back up when van gets hot okay when it's cold
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having issues with the transmission fluid. If you have not had the transmission serviced, it is time to check the level and condition of the fluid and replace the filter....
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How many ignition coils on a 1998 Toyota Sienna?
Hi There, Your Toyota Sienna should have 3 ignition coils, which means that each of them services 2 spark plugs or cylinders. If you need further help with replacing these, please schedule an appointment to have a qualified mechanic come...
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Tire damage? https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1OuUJ2C7IHAd1lGTGZwQm5nMnc/view?usp=drivesdk
Without a doubt, that tire should be replaced immediately !! The sidewall is the thinnest and weakest area of the tire and flexes the most. Although tires are steel-belted, the steel belt is only in the tread area. Sidewalls are...
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Vehicle shakes during acceleration
Among the remaining possibilities are defective motor mounts, struts, and engine operating condition (the engine needs to be looked at with a scope under load and a compression test might be helpful, too). If there is no problem with the...
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Can 2006 Toyota Sienna radiator with plastic ends be replaced with an all meta version
There are no material or system incompatibilities at all due to the metal versus plastic. The anti-freeze itself has corrosion inhibitors to protect the radiator and all metal cooling system components. The best fit and function is always obtained using...
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Planning a 1200 mile road trip, Should I get an inspection before the trip?
Hi There, It depends on the maintenance history of the vehicle. If this is a vehicle that has been regularly maintained with relatively no issues, an inspection may not be necessary, however this is more of a judgement call. An...
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We have been told that our crankshaft housing is leaking oil on our 2011 Toyota Sienna. We already replaced the rear main seal.
Firstly, I have never heard of a crankshaft housing. Perhaps they were referring to the engine? The crankshaft is inside the engine and located on the bottom side of it. The pistons are all connected to the crankshaft and the...
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coolant low in my van
The coolant level is checked by looking at the plastic reservoir (overflow) tank. You should see a min. (minimum) and max. (maximum) levels marked on the reservoir. When the vehicle is stone cold, the level of coolant in the tank...
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Can l cut the power steering belt on a 1999 Toyota sienna and drive it with no problem
If you take off power steering belt if it is only thing running on the belt then it will not affect any other system. You will not have any power assist when steering and it will be hard to steer....
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My reservoir is empty every two days but my radiator is still full.what happens?
If you have to keep adding coolant to the reservoir then you have a leak somewhere and would need to have the cooling system pressure tested to locate the leak. If there is no leak externally then you may have...
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Hi Dave, When turning the key to start the car, the starter sounds like it is spinning, but it makes a whining sound like it is n
I would first recommend to have the battery jump started first to see if problem is due to the battery being low on charge or cranking power. If jumping does not help then you most likely have a defective starter....
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when I turn left it makes a grinding scraping sound brakes are good but wheel wobbles up down
The problem is going to be in the hub bearings are worn out. This will cause the noise and tire wear on the inside. You should have the hub bearing replaced and also recommend having the other side replaced also...
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Where is the fuel pressure regulator on a 2004 toyota sienna ?
Hi Rick. The fuel pressure regulator on our 2004 Toyota Sienna should be located near the fuel tank, in the rear of the vehicle. It's a good idea to purchase or download a service and repair manual for your Toyota...
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Check Engine Sign flashing. Engine/Car shaking or vibrating when not moving.
Hi Kazi. Thanks for sending in your question today. Typically, when the check engine light or other warning light illuminates, it means the ECU or onboard computer has detected a mechanical or electrical fault from the engine, transmission or other...
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I accidentally put diesel in my gasoline engine car drove it for about 2 mins then car stopped what do i do after this
The best thing to do would be to have the fuel drained out of the tank by a qualified professional. Once the fuel is drained out of the tank by a qualified professional, you can bend refill the tank with...
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My vehicle vibrates when I hit about 50mph Also makes a wind noise when I accelerate really bad shaking
I would recommend having your tires inspected by a qualified professional to determine if any irregularities exist. It is possible that a slipped belt could be causing this issue in one or more of your tires. It is also possible...
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I have white powder substance on metal parts of my engine on my 13 Toyota Sienna, 54,000 miles. Should I worry about corrosion?
If the material (the white powder substance) is observed on aluminum parts, that just surface corrosion of the aluminum. The surface aluminum has oxidized and produced aluminum oxide (a white powder). This kind of superficial corrosion is meaningless insofar as...
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Exhaust Manifold cracked, does the catalytic converter have to be replaced too?
He's correct in that the sienna catalyst is integral with the exhaust manifold. That is done by the manufacturer to ensure that the catalyst reaches operating temperature as quickly as possible. It's not true of all cars so your friends...

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