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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Sienna
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2012 Toyota Sienna vs. 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan: Which One Should I Buy?
The battle of the minivans: Toyota Sienna versus the Dodge Grand Caravan. Both of these comfy people-movers provide options galore, and the minivan is meant to get everyone where they need to go safely and quickly, at a...
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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
If you live in a tropical climate, most of your vehicle purchasing concerns will be essentially the same as if you lived anywhere else – you want a car that looks...
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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My car has a high idle when in park and doesn't shift properly
Hi there. Cold idle can be as high as 1500 RPM, but should lower to around 750 RPM for this vehicle once warmed up. This could be an air leak into the intake area of the engine; an auditory check...
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Do I need to replace the lower O2 sensor or upper O2 sensor?
As you may know there are two O2 sensors in your vehicle, one that measures exhaust gases prior to entering the catalytic converter and one that measures the gases as they exit the converter. The purpose of the lower sensor...
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Right front brake?? comes on when turning on a left hand curve in the road. not every curve but always the same curve.
This is definitely an odd symptom, however it sounds like there may potentially be a brake line (possibly to the right side caliper) being pinched or hung up causing the caliper to grab when turning left. This is something that...
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Steering feels very loose.
Hi there. When did this condition begin to occur? Are the correct size tire, properly inflated, installed? It sounds like there may be worn bushings that are allowing movement when you attempt to steer the vehicle. These could be control...
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Passenger side low beam won't work
Hello and thank you for your question. Check the harness to the light bulb and make sure that there is no broken wires. Find the fuse for the head lights and check them with a test light. Check it with...
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I was driving and the light on the dash board become dime and the engine was on. The car refused to start. Only clicking sound
The battery will not get recharged after jump starting with another battery if the alternator is not working to recharge it. You should have the battery recharged and charging system diagnosed to see if the alternator needs to be replaced....
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Oil leaking engine won't hold oil but car starts
As you know, an oil leak can range from somewhat minor to very serious depending on the location of the leak and how quickly it is leaking. I would recommend not starting the car at all until getting this leak...
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Expected repair costs for a pre-owned car
Hi - although you have already purchased the vehicle, it may be worth having the car thoroughly inspected to uncover any problems not already visible or inherent issues. A YourMechanic mobile professional can come to your location to perform a...
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The check engine, Trac off and Vsc light came on my car. The code that came up is P0446 (Evap System Vent Control Fault).
Hi there. That light is not going away until the fault has been properly diagnosed. The code may or may not be the same. The code that is stored is a guide for a qualified technician to use. It does...
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Is there a device to fold and unfold a passenger side mirror from the driver's seat?
Hello. The power folding mirror option is available on the Sienna Limited and Limited Premium models for 2016. Perhaps your mirrors can be upgraded with components from either of these models. Not aware of any aftermarket vendor for this feature....
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rattling sound in the engine
Hello there; many faults will cause a knocking noise when your 2012 Toyota Sienna is put into gear. The timing chain tensioner is one of the many possibilities. Other possible faults would be the flexplate, belt tensioner, idler pulley, engine...
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Sour, stale smell coming from air vents
This is most likely a cabin filter that needs to be changed. Your car is equipped with an air filtration system that works similarly to your engine's air filter in that it filters the outside air as it flows into...
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Repairing my flat tire - 1999 Toyota Sienna
Most tire stores are not allowed to repair a tire with a plug anymore due to the possibility of damaging the internal cords of the tire. They would have to remove the tire and patch it from the inside. A...
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The hose that connects the radiator broke apart
Hi there. I'm not 100% certain which hose you are referring to as there are several. Was it one of the smaller hoses near the radiator cap? If it was the small one that connects near the radiator cap, then...
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Car turns on, runs about 30 miles, and then starts shaking and turns off - 2007 Toyota Sienna
Hi there. What will help you the most is determining the nature of the failing behavior when the car shuts off. Does it have spark after it shuts off? After it shuts off (immediately after), if you spritz some starter...
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My upper radiator hose is pinched in and there's no flow to the reservoir bottle
Hello - it is possible that the pinched radiator hose (wrong hose?) is interfering with the engine drawing additional coolant between hot/cold cycles. If it were me, I would drain the coolant - you need to do that to put...
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Check Engine Light is on - 2007 Toyota Sienna
This code relates to a heated oxygen sensor which is a unit inside your exhaust system that reads exhaust gases and relays this information to the car's computer. The computer uses this information to make adjustments to fueling. This sensor...
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Very tight steering - 2006 Toyota Sienna
Hi there. When it comes to the steering, look at all of the steering components. Look at the outer tie rod ends and see if the boots are split. Do a dry park steering test. To do this, park the...
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Starting problems after driving it for awhile.
Hi there. This could be a heat related issue, but without scan tool data there is no sure way to determine. I understand about cleaning the intake, but why was the MAF cleaned? A code check may lead us in...

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