Question about 2006 Toyota Sienna

1 Answer

Check Engine Light, VSC and Traction Control Off Light, came on after oil and filter change

While in Arizona I had my oil and oil filter changed. After leaving the dealership and driving a couple of miles the check engine light came on as well as VSC and Traction control lights came on. Took it back to dealership. "Oh, they might have left a vacuum hose off when checking the airfilter. Got van back, 2 miles later, same deal. Went back again, they checked it and they tell me it is an oxygen sensor needs to be replaced but no parts for a couple of days. (Also said it was purely coincidental that the trouble lights came on after their oil change). We were leaving to return home to Arkansas next day so they said go ahead and drive it and fix it back in Arkansas at Toyota. Left dealerhip with lights off and they are still off after 1500 miles of driving.

Posted by on

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    can't tell you what it was, but if it's anything worth knowing, you can bet the light will come on again.

  • pipbailey Jun 13, 2010

    Over a year later I have not had another instance of lights coming on. It did not need an oxygen sensor as the dealer in AZ had indicated. I think they spilled a lot of oil on the sensors and after the 3rd time back into the service dept. someone cleaned it off really well and they were too embarassed to admit it was a rookie mistake by the oil changer. Just my opinion, no proof of it.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 37 Answers

Obviously they did disconnect a sensor while they were working on your vehicle.this will set a code in your vehicle's computer.They call this a soft code since there was not a failure but it just did not sense a signal.After reconnecting it clears the code after so many ignition cycles,meaning turning the key on and off so many times.The code is stored in the computer so it would be a good idea to take it to the dealer to check it out and make sure there are no other problems

Posted on May 25, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

WHY DOES VSC & CHECK ENGINE LIGHT STAYON


diagnostic reader and or workshop time required to
to fix both VSC and engine light faults /codes


VSC is brake /traction related ..... this is one explanation

It would appear that system braking, traction control, and possibly some anti rollover control is dis abled if this warning light is on. So it is both fuel in efficient and possibly dangerous to drive with this light on.

engine light

there are stored fault codes in the engine computer module pointing to faulty sensors on the car needing to be checked or replaced




24771099-nokob1rhilvl5ktvxkxbwupx-3-0.jpg

Jul 06, 2014 | 2006 Toyota Highlander V6

1 Answer

How does the vsc+trc and engine check light on


vehicle stability control and traction control work together so if one turns on the other usually turns on at the same time, the fact the engine light turned on as well makes me think it could be a voltage issue. possibly weak battery. tsc and trc are very sensitive to voltage changes and so are emission control on the engine. so in theory the low voltage would cause all three light to turn on. a generic drb2 would be able to scan the engine light code, so if it has anything pertaining to voltage I am sure that would be your problem

Apr 24, 2014 | 2007 Chrysler Town & Country LX New Cars

1 Answer

2007 tundra with 5.7v8 lack of acceleration "vsc off" light flashing traction control light on check engine light on


Your truck is in limp mode because your fuel mixture sensor is bad, I think that toyota has put this part back under warranty because of so many problems

Mar 03, 2013 | 2007 Toyota Tundra

2 Answers

Purchased focus sport 2006 model no service manual. Mileage 43,000 kms. Need to know service intervals either time/mileage perhaps a copy of the service schedule will suffice.


These maintenance intervals come from the maintenance interval calculator
at www.autozone.com, using a starting point of 25,800 miles (43000 km), and
assuming 1000 miles (1666 km) driven per month, and "severe driving conditions," which
are actually normal usage characteristics, such as frequent short trips, urban driving, waiting in traffic, driving in hot weather, trips under 16 km in cold weather, etc.

STARTING MILEAGE: 25800 (43,000 Kilometers)
Item
Action
Service History

20000 miles or 32000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


21000 miles or 33600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


24000 miles or 38400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


25000 miles or 40000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


27000 miles or 43200 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


30000 miles or 48000 kilometers

Battery Check
Air Filter Element Check
Wheel Bearing Lubricate
Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Fuel Filter Replace
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Fluid - A/T Replace
Cabin Air Filter Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Cooling System Inspect
Wheel Bearing Inspect
Ball Joint Inspect
Drive/Propeller Shaft Inspect
Exhaust System Inspect
Steering and Suspension Inspect
Heat Shield, Exhaust Inspect
Tires Rotate


33000 miles or 52800 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


35000 miles or 56000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


36000 miles or 57600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


39000 miles or 62400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


40000 miles or 64000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate



42000 miles or 67200 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


45000 miles or 72000 kilometers

Battery Check
Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Fuel Filter Replace
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Cabin Air Filter Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Cooling System Inspect
Wheel Bearing Inspect
Ball Joint Inspect
Drive/Propeller Shaft Inspect
Steering and Suspension Inspect
Tires Rotate


48000 miles or 76800 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


50000 miles or 80000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


51000 miles or 81600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


54000 miles or 86400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


55000 miles or 88000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


57000 miles or 91200 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


60000 miles or 96000 kilometers

Battery Check
Air Filter Element Check
Wheel Bearing Lubricate
Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Fuel Filter Replace
Spark Plug Replace
Fluid Filter - A/T Replace
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Fluid - A/T Replace
Cabin Air Filter Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Cooling System Inspect
Wheel Bearing Inspect
Ball Joint Inspect
Drive/Propeller Shaft Inspect
Exhaust System Inspect
Steering and Suspension Inspect
Heat Shield, Exhaust Inspect
Tires Rotate


63000 miles or 100800 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


65000 miles or 104000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


66000 miles or 105600 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


69000 miles or 110400 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


70000 miles or 112000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate


72000 miles or 115200 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


75000 miles or 120000 kilometers

Battery Check
Air Filter Element Check
Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Fuel Filter Replace
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Cabin Air Filter Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Cooling System Inspect
Wheel Bearing Inspect
Ball Joint Inspect
Drive/Propeller Shaft Inspect
Steering and Suspension Inspect
Tires Rotate


78000 miles or 124800 kilometers

Steering and Suspension Lubricate
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace


80000 miles or 128000 kilometers

Battery Check
Oil Filter, Engine Replace
Engine Oil Replace
Vehicle Inspect
Brakes and Traction Control Inspect
Tires Rotate



And you can continue the pattern from there...

May 14, 2011 | Ford Focus Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a Toyota RAV 4 2005 Model which just went above 95000Km. I had engine oil and the brake pads changed 3 days ago. Just yesterday my engine check light came on and the VSC TRAC read off. What do these...


have whomever replaced the brakes look into it. seems related. Also is the abs light on as well? usually both lights come on together related to anti-lock braking and traction control.

Feb 17, 2011 | 2004 Toyota RAV4

1 Answer

The abs/vsc/trac and check engine lights stay on. could this be a problem associated with emission control?


Its possible.

Whenever the check engine light comes on the VSC and Traction control will disable because they need the engine at 100% in order to function correctly. Since the ABS light is on I would have to wonder if it isn't an abs problem. Since the VSC and Traction control use the ABS sensors/system to function.

Or there is a problem with both the engine and the ABS.

The only way to know for sure is to have the PCM scanned and the ABS module to see what is goind on.

Oct 28, 2010 | 2005 Toyota Highlander

3 Answers

VSC OFF, Check engine and traction control lights are on


I would suggest having your mechanic scan the computer for viable trouble codes. WIthout that information, it is hard to determine the exact cause of your problem.

However, my experiences with the Tundra leads me to suggest that you have a bad Mass Air Flow Sensor...A concise scan and any codes would alow us to really help you out a lot better.

Sep 17, 2009 | 2007 Toyota Tundra

1 Answer

I have a 2004 Toyota Sienna. Had the oil and filter changed yesterday and brought the car home. When I started the car this morning, the check engiine light, VSC and Trac Control light came on. I have...


I'd get the car back to who changed the oil and have them run the check engine code. If they are interested in customer service, I'd think they'd do that for free.

With the code, can better determine the risk. While I'd not consider a VSC/Trac Control critical (we ahve all driven cars for years with out it), the addition of the check engine light could mean bigger problems. I'd also be more concerned if it was an ABS brake fault or brake light that was lit.

Aug 06, 2009 | 2006 Toyota Sienna

2 Answers

VSC TRAC, TRAC OFF, and CHECK ENGINE lights


The VSC TRAC and TRAC OFF lights come on everytime the CHECK ENGINE light comes on. I think you just need to get the light reset.

Brian
Toyota Certified Body Shop Estimator

Jul 20, 2009 | 2006 Toyota Sequoia

2 Answers

VSC Trac off/ VSC Trac


how do I determine which oxygen sensor is bad on my 2003 forerunner ? the check engine light is on and also the vsc trac

Mar 28, 2009 | 2003 Toyota 4Runner

Not finding what you are looking for?
2006 Toyota Sienna Logo

1,347 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Toyota Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76673 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8531 Answers

Are you a Toyota Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...