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#46 of 79 Re: 2007 sienna - loud hum noise when accelerating [omle]
Mar 13, 2010 (7:59 pm)
I know this is a 3 year old post but i am having the same issue, has any of you got the same problem? if so, what was the fix?
this is driving me crazy...
#47 of 79 sound like revolving fan blades hitting some obstacle
Apr 16, 2010 (12:43 pm)
I recently bought a used 2007 Sienna LE. Since the first day I drove the car home, after I stop and park the car, I hear a metal clanking noise from the hood, it sounds like revolving fan blades hitting some obstacle, the noise subsides gradually. I took the car to the dealer and the mechanics concluded the noise to be "normal" ... is it so? Please help!
#48 of 79 Re: sound like revolving fan blades hitting some obstacle [sagars]
Apr 19, 2010 (9:45 am)
You sure it's not the popping sound caused by contracting metals as they cool? Most cars I've had did that to some extent.
Apr 20, 2010 (7:55 pm)
I have a 2008 Sienna CE that has had noise in the rear passenger side sliding door since it was purchased. I took it to the dealer early on and they took the door apart and found no loose parts. The noise continues and I would describe it as "body" noise. The dealer sent me to their body shop and they "pulled the door in" with whatever moveable parts allowed it. The noise continued and the body shop gave me a can of drylub to spray the latch and the gaskets which seems to help for a few hours. The noise continues and seems to be worse as the car now has 36,500 miles The noise actually seems to be in both sliding doors. I have had people ride in the back and they believe the noise is in the column with the front seatbelt. I think the noise is more generally around the door or latches. Anyone with any suggestions or recommendations, besides a new car.
#50 of 79 Re: Tomjones3 [tomjones3]
Jun 02, 2010 (5:48 am)
I have a 2008 Sienna LE that has the exactly same problem as your van has. I googled on line ("sienna sliding door rattle noise") and found there were two TOYOTA repair bulletins (pdf files) . It looks like it's pretty common problem. But unfortunately, based on some posts, it seems TOYOTA's solution did not work well.
Searching "2007 Sienna Sliding Door Tick" at FixYa.com also gives some potential solutions for this problem.
I would like to hear if you've fixed that already and if yes, how you fixed it. Thanks.
#51 of 79 Re: Tomjones3 [vandealhunter]
Aug 10, 2010 (6:13 pm)
Finally today(8/10/10) my local Toyota dealer has fixed the sliding door rattles by taking doors apart and replacing the lock assemblies on both doors. Also, I think they installed a new striker and stopper and clips. The noise is absolutely gone but it took them two years to find problem. I have 42,000+ miles and they did the repair under warrantee. Hope this is helpful.
#52 of 79 Rattle noise when braking
Sep 24, 2010 (9:01 am)
My 2009 Toyota Sienna just recently had the short block and one cylinder head replaced. Since the van was delivered from Nebraska to Illinois there is a rattle noise coming from somewhere around the dashboard. I know they did not do anything with the dashboard, but that's where it sounds like it's coming from.
I took the van to our dealer and they were able to recreate the noise and stated this is a common issue with these vans from 2009. Apparently the noise is coming from the break (true, it happens when i pump (gently) the brake pedal) OK? Is there a fix? They are suppose to call Toyota corp today and check if there is a fix. or else they said they would dig and try to find an answer. They assured me this is not a safety issue.... I want to trust them but I'm not sure if i can. After the short block issue and all the repairs.... on 2009 vehicle...
Has anyone ever seen/heard this noise? Is that 'normal'? I vote for not normal but will they fix it? Should i keep this van?
#53 of 79 Interior rattle in 2011 Sienna
Feb 28, 2011 (2:19 pm)
We have owned our 2011 Sienna for one month and have loved it EXCEPT for an intermittent rattling noise coming from somewhere in the interior. I think it might be coming from one of the seats. It sounds like plastic hitting plastic or metal. It's not a squeaky sound. It happens randomly, even on smooth roads, at any speed, in any temperature or time of day. All the seats are securely latched in place, no seat belts hitting anything, no items in storage bins. I took it in to the dealership's service center to troubleshoot it but of course when we drove it around for half an hour it drove perfectly and silently! I am wondering if anyone else has this issue? I'd love to hear any suggestions you all may have. I love my van but this drives me crazy! Thanks in advance for any help you can offer!
#54 of 79 Rattling from the back seats of 2011 Sienna
Mar 26, 2011 (8:19 am)
Does anyone know what might be causing this? The dealership had no answers.
#55 of 79 Re: Rattling from the back seats of 2011 Sienna [tanya9]
Mar 27, 2011 (4:49 pm)
This sounds alot like the rattle I had in my 2008 Sienna and the dealer took two years to resolve. In the end, it was in the side sliding door "Striker & Lock Assembly ". After many other ideas, they finally replaced both assemblies, which for my 2008 was listed at 85.91 each, but paid via warrantee. Good Luck. The part # on my dealer work order was 69370-0802L & 69380-0802L.