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#554 of 775 Re: 2004 Toyota Sienna XLE [jescal75]
May 01, 2011 (8:39 pm)
I do have a part numbers for the middle and upper right hand side power sliding door on my 2004 LE Sienna. You have an XLE and chances are it will be a different part number. Any Toyota dealer will provide you with the correct part number. A friend of mine who works for an Auto Body and Paint shop installed my two hinges for free. I bought him breakfast and also helped. Dealer wanted $500.00 for parts and labor. I paid about $120.00 for both hinges. Hinges do not come painted the color of your van.
#555 of 775 Re: 2005 Sienna XLE sliding door problem [kristyg]
May 02, 2011 (6:09 am)
I want to inspect your door first, maybe it is different problem. Could you come to 56th and Lafayette Road at Marathon (Hoosier Pete) gas station at 5:30pm today? If you will not respond for this by 5:00pm then I won’t be there. Let me know what color van you are driving?
#556 of 775 Re: 2005 Sienna XLE sliding door problem [caroftheday]
May 02, 2011 (7:14 am)
I can't today but maybe later this week? I'm in Greenwood, so a little further south would be helpful if possible. Thanks much.
#557 of 775 Re: 2005 Sienna XLE sliding door problem [kristyg]
May 02, 2011 (9:19 am)
Sorry, I won't be able to come south, I am kind of busy.
But weekand is fine if you want to come to the same above location, let me know what time you are coming? Thanks.
#558 of 775 2004 Toyota Sienna Sliding Door back hinge bolt broken
May 04, 2011 (9:43 pm)
One of the two back hinge bolts (holding the door to the sliding mechanism) is broken and now the door is sagging and blocks the door from closing properly. Does anyone know how to fix this without having to take the entire door off. The local body shop said they'd do it for $800 (gasp!). It is just a broken bolt. I can see the problem but don't know what to do. The door sag is about 1/4 inch but it is enough to hinder the door closing and is slowly slicing the paint off the top edge of the body just where the mechanism rolls in to pull the door inward.
#559 of 775 Re: 2004 Toyota Sienna Sliding Door back hinge bolt broken [yourmamma]
May 04, 2011 (10:08 pm)
Unfortunately you will have to remove the door to replace the middle hinge. I recommended replacing the upper hinge while your at it also. I have a technical service bulletin (TSB for the 2004 Sienna) that shows how to replace the hinge and motor assembly. My friend and I replaced both hinges upper and middle hinge in about 3-4 hours. The TSB can also be found possibly in post # 43 in this forum. Look for it or google it.
#560 of 775 Re: 2004 Toyota Sienna Sliding Door back hinge bolt broken [yourmamma]
May 05, 2011 (7:25 am)
I saw my mechanic fix it by loosing up the door from the body without disconnecting all the wire. Make sure the automatic closing mechanism switch is turned off. After loosing it from the body, you can take out the hinge and put a new one. It will require 2 people to fix this problem. My cost is $250.00 including parts. It took him 3 hours. Good luck....
#561 of 775 Re: 2004 Toyota Sienna Sliding Door back hinge bolt broken [yourmamma]
May 05, 2011 (7:27 am)
Also, You can buy a remanufactured hinge instead of a brand new one. This might save you some bucks.....
#562 of 775 Sienna 2005 Sliding Door won't open
May 18, 2011 (12:51 pm)
Opening our passenger side sliding door has been a worsening problem for years. It's gotten to the point where it is impossible to open from the outside, the door handle just doesn't respond. There's rust along the siding track that the other side doesn't have. Opening from the inside has gotten more difficult as well. Now my lovely wife has engaged the child safety lock switch and we cannot open the door from the outside OR the inside. Is there a way to disengage the switch? Other than Toyota, where should I take it for repair? A body shop or a regular car repair shop? Thanks.
#563 of 775 Weirdest Sienna sliding door problem
May 21, 2011 (5:16 am)
I have a 2001 Sienna XLE and the weirdest thing started to happen with my driver side sliding door.
Here are the symptoms:
It operates when I shift into parking. When I say operates I mean if it is closed it will open when I shift into park or when it is open it will close when I shift into park.
It will always operate when I use the remote or the door lever but does not work with any of the inside buttons.
Does anyone has any idea of what is going on?