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Cable that opens and closes the side doors broke on my 2004 Toyota Seinna. Can this be replaced without buying the the motor and all of the drive.

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Yes it can try junk yard for like models some parts fit more then one vehicle

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We'll
speaking from one that has change SEVERAL of these. If you havent done it
before its a pain in the ****. I have done so many that I can do them in about
30 minutes. You can do it with or without the door on the vehicle.
Personally I do them with the door off. You can't fix the cable if its broke.
The cable has to slide down 2 sets of sliders and in and out of the motor
theres no tolerance for a splice anywheres. I had no idea those motor assy were
that expensive.




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imagine they are charging you about $300-400 labor. Id do it for $100


lol No idea where to get a new one
reasonably tho. Its sad cause I see 1000's of them daily. Ask me how I know
this? I work in offline repair at Toyota Motor
manufacturing Indiana.











Originally Posted by BLOWN
86





There's a sequence for that motor if you replace it yourself you
could possibly break it again I've seen those motors split easily just by
letting too much cable go into the motor assembly the spool that holds the
cable can only hold just the right amount to open and close the door




Good luck Rob







I agree,
if you don't know what your doing with the new motor your going to shell it out
quicker then you put it on. This is where the dealer comes in handy. I've
replaced a few and from I've seen they usually run around $1100-1200 without
labor




ABOVE IS
FROM ...
http://www.tundrasolutions.com/forums/sienna/73364-2004-sienna-le-power-door-broken/











How to
fix the problem with $5 ...








http://polifrogblog.blogspot.com/2009/09/i-fixed-power-door.html

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