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Broken door opener

The back (tail) door opener of my 1999 sienna is broken. How do I get a replacement. It is VERY expensive here in Nigeria.

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  • Anonymous Aug 23, 2008

    My 1999 van has a broken handle on the back door and there is no way to open it. How do we get the door open ourselves?

  • sonyapalmer3 Oct 09, 2008

    My Back door "trunk" broke and I don't know how to open it?? I don't understand why toyota would make a door that can not be open manually..... this is a big problem for me. I have a 1999 LE

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Visit Panteka, Kaduna, or better still ladipo in Lagos. They would simply remove the broken handle and replace it. Hakoona matata.

Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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