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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Sienna
The 2012 Toyota Sienna is one of the most innovative and luxurious minivans on the market today. Not only has Toyota increased its size to better compete with the Dodge Grand Caravan and...
2012 Toyota Sienna vs. 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan: Which One Should I Buy?
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Limited Mobility
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Interior Designer
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Rainy Area
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Tropical Climate
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're in a Wheelchair
Being in a wheelchair means you have a very specific list of demands, and requests for your vehicle. The main focus is of course how you will get in and out...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Kids
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Where can i get a good ac compressor for my toyota sienna 2004 but wont break the bank?
Unfortunately, a/c repairs can be hard to save money on due to the special tools required, the need to open the system for many a/c repairs (which requires time consuming recovery, evacuation and re-charging) and the difficulty of using used...
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I want to upgrade 2016 sienna rear suspension. Is it possible?
Hi there. The OEM suspension systems on the Toyota Sienna are engineered for maximum stability for the load capacity of the vehicle. However, upgrading or adding stronger suspension components to the stock vehicle would come with several negative side effects...
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i may have to replace the lower control arm on 2008 sienna, what is the time frame to replace ? what about bushings ?
If there were a fault with the control arm (bushings, ball joint, etc.), or ANY component of the vehicle suspension, it would have been literally impossible to perform a wheel alignment. Alignment tolerances are measured in the tens of thousandths...
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ck engine light & VSC and TRAC On lights on, too.
Hi Bob. There is so much to consider here, that it might be best to simplify this issue. The P0018 OBD-II trouble code indicates that the Oil Control Valve (OCV) is stuck closed or open mechanically. It also can be...
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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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I had to replace the upper sprocket on the timing belt , car still won't start . Is there anyone who services this at home
Hi there. You can contact our service department to ask them about setting up a car is hard to start inspection - click here to book first. This is probably the best way to have a professional mobile mechanic come...
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my car engine is smoking. can I safely drive it to dealer? (10 miles)
It depends on the source of the smoke. If the vehicle is overheating, any use could quickly ruin the engine. If the smoke is from engine oil dripping onto a hot exhaust manifold, you could end up with an engine...
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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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Tire pressure
Your car has sensors at each of the four wheels that monitor the tire pressure at each tire. When these tire pressure sensors fail, you may notice inaccurate readings as to your tire pressure. In some cases, you may not...
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Front rotors and hear when driving
What you are describing is a sign of warped brake rotors. When you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic pressure which forces small pistons inside your brake calipers to push the brake pads against the brake rotors...
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Do I need to remove lower radiator hose to replace main engine wiring harness on 2007 Sienna 3.5L?
Depending on which segment of the harness is replaced, it might be necessary to remove the plenum or upper intake and that would necessitate draining the coolant. Unless the vehicle was already suffering from an overheating condition when you delivered...
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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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My toyota sienna 2008 went to a puddle of water and now it wont star the starter heat up a lot when i try to turn the car on
It's possible that water infiltrated ignition system components. Of course it is also possible that the no start and the incident with the puddle are just a coincidence. If the engine cranks at adequate RPM, be sure there is adequate...
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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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