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2000 Toyota Sienna power sliding door is jammed shut. Any solution?

I have a 2000 Sienna and it looks like I have the opposite problem. My passager power sliding door is stuck or jammed in the closed position. The push bottom on the interior handle is half way down (not popped up as usual) when it is closed. The lock is also half way locked on the sliding door. The remote cannot open or close the door. When I press the remote fob or unlock/lock from the front seats, I hear the "click" but the sliding door cannot open. Any suggestion?

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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

Posted on Oct 04, 2017

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SOURCE: 2005 Toyota Sienna Sliding Door Won't Open

Have 2005 Sienna and its Driver side door was not openning. Cheap dealer fixed it himself in front of me. After opening the doors plastic assembly while sitting inside with a screw driver. Then he bent the clip towards left where the metal wire is connected. If you guys want to see what he did i would record a video and upload for you guys. Let me know at [email protected]

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

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SOURCE: Drive Door lock only works manually

It is not that hard to fix. Actuater is sold as part of the assembly. You can't just replace it by itself. Order the part online for a lot less than dealer. I learned that when the passenger side did the same thing a couple months later and I saved $150 on line. Remove the inside door panel. Remove lock assembly from door. Remove door handle.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: '00 Toyota Sienna-stuck door

the lock actuator is binding/hanging up, replace it and lube the linkages this should cure that problem....hope this helps...let me know...GL

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 Toyota Sienna XLE - Automatic sliding door not closing.

This may or may not work depending on exactly what is wrong with the door, I cant tell what is wrong without looking at it directly however:
You can try starting with all doors closed and unlocked, keys in hand disconnecting the battery and letting the vehicle sit for 2 min or so, then reconnect the battery. Put the key into the ignition and turn it to the on position but do not start the van. Next press the button to disable the power sliding door for the drivers side, then manually open the door fully, wait 5 seconds, then close it manually fully. Press button the button again to re-enable the power sliding door, then try to use it with the automatic feature either by pulling the handle or using your remote, this may or may not work depending on if the door has somehow become de-initialized (it should work now) however if something is broken inside the door closing mechanism or door closed/open sensors, the door will continue to malfunction.

Posted on Aug 23, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Toyota Sienna Sliding Door Latches Stick - Safety Hazard

clean and lubricate door sliding mechanism and locks with silicone spray lubricant, clean all door seals and jambs 

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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2005 Toyota Sienna XLE - Automatic sliding door not closing.


This may or may not work depending on exactly what is wrong with the door, I cant tell what is wrong without looking at it directly however:
You can try starting with all doors closed and unlocked, keys in hand disconnecting the battery and letting the vehicle sit for 2 min or so, then reconnect the battery. Put the key into the ignition and turn it to the on position but do not start the van. Next press the button to disable the power sliding door for the drivers side, then manually open the door fully, wait 5 seconds, then close it manually fully. Press button the button again to re-enable the power sliding door, then try to use it with the automatic feature either by pulling the handle or using your remote, this may or may not work depending on if the door has somehow become de-initialized (it should work now) however if something is broken inside the door closing mechanism or door closed/open sensors, the door will continue to malfunction.

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1. Push the “MAIN” power switch to the “OFF” position.
The “MAIN” power switch is located on the instrument panel, left of the
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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
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7. Push the “DOOR R” switch to close the right door and wait 3 seconds after the door
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8. Push the “DOOR R” switch to open the right door and wait 3 seconds after the door
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9. Push the “DOOR R” switch to close the right door and wait 3 seconds after the door
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10. Push the “DOOR L” switch to open the left door and wait 3 seconds after the door is
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11. Push the “DOOR L” switch to close the left door and wait 3 seconds after the door is
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12. Push the “DOOR L” switch to open the left door and wait 3 seconds after the door is
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13. Push the “DOOR L” switch to close the left door and wait for the door to
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14. Confirm proper operation of both doors using the dash, B-pillar switches, and the
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DO NOT PUSH IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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(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.
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