Power door light on dash stays on. when you push button it will not open or close. MY BROTHER HAD TOYOTA LOOK AT IT AND THEY SAID IT WOULD COST AROUND 600.00 TO FIX. hE CANNOT REMEMBER WHAT THEY SAID WAS WRONG WITH IT.
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Re: Power side power on 2000 sienna van does not work
Sounds like the switch in the door, that tells the car the door is closed, is not working or broken. It may be inside the door or on the door frame. It looks like a button or a slide button that when the door closes, it's supposed to close on this button and shut off the interior lights and turn off the dash light. The doors probably won't lock because it thinks the door is open with the keys in the ignition. Electrical systems are never cheap to fix and they can cost a lot of time just to figure out exactly what's wrong and where. I hope this helps.
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Open the inside panel of the door by popping off the little white clips holding it on. The cable connected to the inside release button is either caught on something or has come lose. Check out this video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkC2OiOiE_U
Chances are its a door switch or the wiring close to it. the wires bend every time you open and close the door. Check for that but if your dead set on a relay. look under the hood you should find a relay panel on the left(drivers side) finder well. On the cover of the panel box will be a listing and placement for all the relays
this problem can only be diagnos bya a dealer specific scan tool, so they can go into a body computer and run a check, there a presure sensitive switches, but before you going into any dealer make sure all seals are clean of soda, coffe or any spills, also at point of contact with body,
One more thing hope this will help you: close all doors unlocked and remove your negative cable from battery, live it off couple minutes....reconec then turn on power door swith and press open door switch and hold it until door opens completly, then press to close it and hold switch until door is completly close, reset done Good Luck hope this help,
I got this problem with my 2001 Sienna too. The Toyota deal said the computer BD is bad. They charge me about $350 to replace with a new one. However, the new parts is in shortage. They said lots of back order for it!
I have the same problem with my 2000 Sienna.Probably window motor will need replacement. Frustrating. Turns out I have a lot of the same wear and tear issues with my Sienna as others. Automatic door sticks open or continually pops open, snapped rear hatch, tire pressure sensor always on. C'mon Toyota, I hope your newer models are more robust. FYI we take VERY good care of our van.
follow this to reinitialize
1. Push the “MAIN” power switch to the “OFF” position.
The “MAIN” power switch is located on the instrument panel, left of the
2. Confirm doors are closed, lights are OFF, and the key is out of the ignition.
3. Disconnect the negative (–) battery terminal and wait 60 seconds.
4. Reconnect the negative (–) battery terminal.
5. Push the “MAIN” power switch to the “ON” position and wait 3 seconds.
6. Push the “DOOR R” switch to open the right door and wait 3 seconds after the door
is completely opened.
7. Push the “DOOR R” switch to close the right door and wait 3 seconds after the door
is completely closed.
8. Push the “DOOR R” switch to open the right door and wait 3 seconds after the door
is completely opened.
9. Push the “DOOR R” switch to close the right door and wait 3 seconds after the door
is completely closed.
10. Push the “DOOR L” switch to open the left door and wait 3 seconds after the door is
11. Push the “DOOR L” switch to close the left door and wait 3 seconds after the door is
12. Push the “DOOR L” switch to open the left door and wait 3 seconds after the door is
13. Push the “DOOR L” switch to close the left door and wait for the door to
With ignition in the “ON” position and both power sliding doors in the fully closed
position, the “PWR DOOR” indicator on the dash should NOT illuminate.
14. Confirm proper operation of both doors using the dash, B-pillar switches, and the
DO NOT PUSH IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1. turn off the power button for the power sliding doors located on the lower dash area.
(in for on out for off)
2. close the sliding doors
3. disconect the battery and wait 1 minute.
4. reconect the battery, turn on the power switch
5. use one of the door control buttons open and close the door this should reset the door.
If this fails to get it working i'm sorry but you will need to take it to a dealer.
and most likly it will need a new drive $3000 aproxmatly. it can not be serviced
Sounds like something isn't right.Try to disconnect the battery for a few minutes and see if that helps.Some times the ecu gets haywired and disconnecting the battery might reset it.And if it is the original battery you might want to get it tested.