Our locations in and are very convenient to the Atlanta area. I couldn't find any recommendation in Toyota's Owner's Manual regarding transmission fluid. Replaced again at no cost. Dealer diagnosed and replaced entire transmission. They were covered under the extended warrantee that I bought when the van was new. Toyota has given us a very hard time. We understand that the extended warranty covered up to 100,000 miles and 8 years.
The contact stated that the vehicle was not driving normally and it felt as if the transmission were failing. I thought I was the only one having this problem until just now; after reading about how many other have the same issue. This problem is not just on this particular vehicle as I test drove several other new vehicles from the dealer where I purchased this. He said that no such patch has been made available for the Sienna vans. Planning to trade in car.
When I took the vehicle back to the dealer they told me the transmission was bad and show me the dirt from the transmission. The contact engaged the emergency brake when parked behind another vehicle due to the unintended rolling. This time they did not put a new transmission in but a rebuilt one. At time of inspection of rear vehicle noise it was discovered that the rear u joint was also failing. No 2-3 upshift — The most common cause of this problem is a failure of the direct clutch or the overdrive clutch. The out of state Toyota dealer, Toyota west, in statesville, n.
Never prior to the last visit did they verbally mention anything about a transmission problem. Today was my first dangerous situation in which I made a left hand turn right before a curve in the road. The contact stated that while driving approximately 25 mph, the vehicle would not accelerate further. Fuel may leak from the pipe, and if in proximity of an ignition, could result in a vehicle fire. Probably more common on this side due to heat from transmission. The gear shift slid without resistance into reverse and the transmission shifted to reverse and started trying to go backwards.
Ours failed while at high speed on the interstate. This could result in potential rollaway issues. The transmission would need to be replaced. The failure mileage was 53,000. Limped in 3rd to nearest dealer Reno , provided loaner to complete trip, transmission replaced. He recalled reading that auto repair people were the first or second least trusted group of people among service providers, and Charles wanted to provide Atlanta car owners with a trustworthy auto repair shop. Had to shift to neutral than to Park.
Outstanding and Affordable Car Services in Atlanta Our team consists of the best Lexus, Infiniti, Toyota, and Nissan technicians in the area. I was never verbally told of a problem with the transmission. Toyota Sienna Problems The Toyota Sienna was not involved in either the Sticking Accelerator Pedal Recall or the Floor Mat Pedal Entrapment Recall in 2009. The video above shows how to fix minor transmission fluid leaks in a 2004 Toyota Sienna. Your Sienna should be running when you check your transmission fluid level, otherwise the transmission fluid level on the transmission fluid dipstick will not be accurate. Transmission would shift hard and surge in all gears. Mechanic replaced both front axles, issue fixed.
When we were stopped, no forward gear produced movement, though reverse worked. I drove immediately to a t dealer, and they diagnosed a failed u joint and replaced it today. Had been already replaced for the same reason less than a year ago. I suddenly and intermittently lost power steering. The van will jump into a gear like if someone had popped the clutch on a manual transmission.
Air conditioning stopped working after 4 years with less than 60000 miles. . The transmission problem first reared its ugly head when I was backing out of a parking spot one early morning in November 2011. However, I found from online web site that the transmission failure is a common problem among 2000 Toyota Siennas. Additionally, you cannot trust Toyota brand for such poor workmanship where power train is prone to failures on 5 years old vehicles.