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Toyota Sienna, Audio, Entertainment System, Van
#100 of 233 LE DVD player problem
May 10, 2008 (9:32 am)
Have an 06 LE that has developed a DVD problem. Whenever we but a DVD into the player I can here what sounds like the DVD spinning but all we get is a check disc error. I have tried about a half a dozen discs and they all have the same message when I try to play them. Some of them are ones that have been played in the player before. I have checked the disc for scratchs and dust but the all look fine and they will play in the DVD player we have in the house.
May 25, 2008 (5:57 am)
I would like to install a dvd player in an 06 Sienna. There are no existing rear audio controls. Does this make installation more complicated? I want wireless headphones, but I am ok with in dash or the dvd attached to the monitor. Is in deck much more complicated? Have I limited myself by not purchasing a van with existing rear audio controls?
#102 of 233 Stumped on Sirius in Sienna
May 26, 2008 (6:03 pm)
What is the low down on installing Sirius through the factory radio? While Sirius is mentioned as a Toyota accessory, I can't seem to get a straight answer from the dealer. I am considering the purchase of a lightly equipped LE without navigation.
#103 of 233 Re: dvd options [maferena]
May 27, 2008 (8:01 am)
My 07 didn't have rear audio controls and the tech at Circuit City said it wasn't hard to install an overhead 12" DVD screen on my van. It was on sale for $900 installed.
They had an 8 or 9" model for $600 installed.
Mine came with 2 wireless headphones. We love it. Kids are happy, everyone's happy. No more "are we there yet?".
Came in handy last night, actually.
#104 of 233 Re: CD player not working [kjo]
Jun 21, 2008 (8:42 pm)
I have the same exact problem w/ my Sienna 05. Flashes load, then spits it out. I was told to try a cd cleaning and that didn't work for me, I also used compressed air and nothing. They said the laser is probably out of alignment. Mine failed right after my 3 yrs warranty was up. The toyota dealer said it could run close to 300- to fix. It's a flat rate they charge now. Also my audio guy said the same thing 300- Is your model # 16862? If you decide to buy from a retailer (cd player) you will lose the cassette player. I guess they give you something to fill-in the space.
Please let me if you resolved your problem and maybe clue me in. I also saw the cd players listed on ebay.
#105 of 233 Is the radio supposed to mute when navigation voice commands are broadcast
Aug 20, 2008 (5:37 am)
Is the radio supposed to mute or lower the volume when the nav voice commands come on? I just picked up a Sienna last night and on the drive home noticed that the radio volume never lowered or muted whenever the nav voice commands were broadcast. Is there a setting for this?
The unit must have the capability since whenever a phone call comes in (through bluetooth) the radio mutes until you get off the phone.
#106 of 233 Re: Is the radio supposed to mute when navigation voice commands are broadcast [akin]
Aug 20, 2008 (1:45 pm)
I have the 2006 Sienna and my nav voice which I call "Little Bit" when she is right is controllable on the setup menu so you can make it louder than your usual volume on the radio. The nav voice comes out of the left front speaker. My radio voice isnot lowered or muted when the nav voice activates. Tanker5
#107 of 233 xm and dvd install
Aug 21, 2008 (1:28 pm)
Do I really need to go to toyota for the xm radio install??? Also, has anyone had any problems with the jensen dvd players from circuit city. I dont want to pay dealer prices if I dont have to.
#108 of 233 Rear Entertainment
Aug 21, 2008 (1:31 pm)
Does anyone have any feedback, pos or neg, about the valor dvd rear entertainment system sold costco? Im considering it but I've never heard of Valor. Just looking for a quality unit for a decent price.
#109 of 233 Re: Rear Entertainment [forbidden]
Aug 27, 2008 (10:23 am)
Check out their installation area, see if it looks professional, clean, well equipped. I'm not sure how much stuff like that Costco works on.
I went to Circuit City for mine, a 12.1" Jenson DVD. It was on sale at the time for $900.
The install was OK - not perfect. They were not that neat, and they hooked up the dome light to the driver's door instead of hooking it up to the main light switch relay on the dash. Not a big deal, but not perfect.
The DVD has worked well but for some reason the remote isn't working, maybe it needs batteries.
The 12" screen is beautiful and the headphones work like a charm. Also, the aux input on the Sienna's stereo plugs directly to the output on the back of the DVD player, so the in-car sound is perfect. Cool thing is I found out you can use a spare wire from your computer speakers, too.
Overall I'm happy, just check out the installers, make sure they know what they're doing.