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#6 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat stuck [agnosto]
Dec 19, 2010 (5:47 pm)
You saved us a TON of money! THANK YOU!!! We spent 2 hours at the dealer, who couldn't fix the problem, and after all that, 2 rubber bands did the trick. We Love You!
#7 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat stuck [tpknj]
Dec 29, 2010 (8:37 am)
#9 of 38 Re: Thank you! [kylefei]
Dec 29, 2010 (8:44 am)
Happened to me also. I took my van to RK Toyota in Hampton, VA and they told me it would be $1300 to repair the seat track but I wanted a 2nd opinon so my wife and I search online and found the fix. So she went to office Max and purchase a pack of rubber bands for $1.89 and followed the instruction on this site and the sets were back in operation in a matter of minutes.
#10 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat
Apr 10, 2011 (10:03 am)
I had the same problem for my 2006 Sienna
The dealer in Atlanta asked for $2000. With the proposed approach of this thread, I fixed the problem with rubber bands.
#11 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat [michael_w]
Apr 11, 2011 (8:19 pm)
I had the same problem with my 2006 Sienna. - larger of the third row seating was stuck with the back down. I used the links above to fix the problem. Thank you so much for sharing!!
I can't believe the Toyota dealers can't tell you about this. I would be pissed if I paid anyone more then $20 to fix this problem.
#12 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat stuck [agnosto]
Jul 26, 2011 (10:37 am)
I didn't go to the dealership first because I really didn't want the agony. So, I did the online search and wound up here after looking at a few articles. Anyway... I followed the link to your pictures and found your solution a very simple fix to the problem.
#13 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat stuck [agnosto]
Aug 01, 2011 (1:29 pm)
Thank you so much for re-posting the pictures and explaining how to fix this problem. I am re-posting the link to the pictures that helped me again because this fix really does work. I went to the toyota dealer who quoted me $1K for parts and labor. Then I called a local upholstery shop that was not aware of this problem. When I finally looked up how to fix my third row seats that had been stuck for months with the below link to the pictures, it worked in less than 5 minutes. My husband was shocked that I actually fixed it!
good luck to everyone!
#14 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat stuck [cerrmj1]
Aug 03, 2011 (6:56 pm)
Thanks for the post Bob! I have a 2008 Sienna. I bought the Toyota extended care warranty when we bought it new and am getting a lesson in just exactly what it covers!
I have the same issue with the folding rear seats. This is the second time I have had it in to be fixed. It seems to be intermittent.
The seat was stuck down for a month, after we jiggled the wires it suddenly worked again. Now my AUX port is no longer working. I live near several Toyota dealers so I shopped around when I bought this van. We ended up buying in the next town over. First, we learned that not all dealers have the same protection plans. I thought that if I bought a Toyota at the dealer the protection plans they sold me there would be Toyota affiliated. I bought the Resist All Fabric Protection and the local dealer will not honor it, so I have to go to the other dealer to take care of any fabric issues. Not a big deal, but would have been nice to know up front. Also, if anyone is thinking of using the Toyota Extended Care Warranty please understand that there is a difference between the parts and labor it covers and the diagnostic fee. I didn't understand that diagnosis of the problem is not considered labor. Not a nice surprise at the end of the day.
#15 of 38 Re: 2006 & 2007 Sienna 3rd row Power Seat stuck [notacarperso]
Sep 18, 2011 (9:06 am)
I love the internet... and you folks who took the time to put the solution on the net. I just placed 2 rubber bands as shown in the pictures and now have a functioning 3rd row seat again.
agnosto, you should set up a pay pal account for people to donate some of their savings to you.