Toyota

Have Toyota Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Transmission going out on my 2004 sienna awd ltd 165k miles…

Customer Question
Transmission going out on...

Transmission going out on my 2004 sienna awd ltd 165k miles i would like to have the transmission rebuilt i talked to a trany tech it would be 4,500.00 i live by la crosse wis cant find many trany techs around here would you have a list of repair shops in my area ? and would i be better off get low mileage one out of salvage yard take my chances any suggestions

Mechanic's Assistant: When did you last clean or replace your air filter? And are the oxygen sensors in good working order?

No but that would be a place to start

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sienna yourself? What have you tried so far?

Im just fixing small repairs

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The transmission fluid smells burnt no gritty stuff on stick no metal shavings

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Toyota
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Toyota Question
Answered in 10 minutes by:
1/10/2018
Toyota Mechanic: Michael Solis,
 replied 4 months ago
Michael Solis
Category: Toyota
Satisfied Customers: 457
Experience: Lead Tech at Solis Auto Repair
Verified

Hello, my name is***** will be helping you out! I have over thirteen year of experience in the automotive industry for numerous different makes & models. I enjoy doing what I do, it is my life.

You can access to nearby transmission shops using google and reviews.

I have done plenty of used low mileage ones off a salvage yard which is greatly cheaper than having it rebuilt.

http://www.car-part.com Offers used Transmissions in your area at a reasonable price. You must do a google search on the salvage yard you plan to purchase it from to ensure they wont give you any troubles. LKQ tends to be the better option for used, but it all depends on the area you live at. If you plan to do used, try to find a company that offers 6 months warranty. If you type your area code and transmission repair shops in google, it would give you a list of rebuilders in your area. If you are on a budget, used would be the better option, but you must find a salvage yard with great reviews. Hope this information helps you.

Ask Your Own Toyota Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Chris (aka-Moose) Your Own Question
Chris (aka-Moose)
Chris (aka-Moose)
Chris (aka-Moose), Auto Technician
Category: Toyota
Satisfied Customers: 1,003
1,003 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 16 years of experience

Chris (aka-Moose) is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! I've got my baby back. Tomorrow I will get a tank of high octane, remove the top, go for a long long ride and enjoy my car. THANK YOU!

JugheadUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Auto Technician

1,003 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Marty

Marty

ASE Certified Technician

180 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch Master Tech. 30 years experience.

Amedee

Amedee

Toyota Technician

1,229 satisfied customers

ASE certified tech advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector

Anthony

Anthony

ASE Certified Technician

401 satisfied customers

ASE Master Automobile Technician with over 20 years exp. in this field.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

9 satisfied customers

Toyota tech. ASE Certified Technician

Skyvisions

Skyvisions

ASE Certified Technician

12,737 satisfied customers

Toyota Master Diagnostic

Genchi Genbutsu

Genchi Genbutsu

Toyota Master Technician

3,761 satisfied customers

Toyota Certified Master Diagnostic Technician, ASE Master Technician with L1 Advanced Engine

< Previous | Next >

Related Toyota Questions
Loss of power. 2002 Tacoma prerunner. Air filter fuel filter
it starts good but it is using more fuel, im thinking the catalytic converters are plugged. … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,284 satisfied customers
The fuel mileage of our 2012 Highlander Hybrid has dropped
The fuel mileage of our 2012 Highlander Hybrid has dropped off dramatically in the past 6 months. It has 46,500 miles on it. Recently it has been getting about 23 mpg in suburban driving. The last tan… read more
eauto
eauto
self employed
High School or GED
74 satisfied customers
Check engine light and Css light auto zone say code. Stays
Check engine light and Css light auto zone say code … read more
Skyvisions
Skyvisions
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
12,737 satisfied customers
Just change my sparks plug and air filter car still keeps
Just change my sparks plug and air filter car still keeps cutting off … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
I keep getting this code on my 2008 toyota highlander 2008,
i keep getting this code on my 2008 toyota highlander 2008, P0174. … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,284 satisfied customers
I have an error code that says Bank 1 is running too lean
I have an error code that says Bank 1 is running too lean what do I need to do … read more
Skyvisions
Skyvisions
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
12,737 satisfied customers
I have a 2010 Toyota prius with approx. 95,000 mi. Over the
I have a 2010 Toyota prius with approx. 95,000 mi. Over the past month the mpg has dropped from an ave 44-47 to mid 30's. At first I thought bad gas but after several fillups, no change. … read more
Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat
Owner
Associate Degree
5,165 satisfied customers
Looking for a diagram of 2012 4runner trail oxygen sensor
Looking for a diagram of 2012 4runner trail oxygen sensor locations … read more
Randall
Randall
Auto Technician / Consultant
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
69 satisfied customers
I changed the air filter and now it idles low and stalls. No
I changed the air filter and now it idles low and stalls. … read more
tim37857
tim37857
Mechanic
High School or GED
71 satisfied customers
I have Toyota 2002 RAV4 with malfunction of oxygen sensor
I have Toyota 2002 RAV4 with malfunction of oxygen sensor Bank 1 Sensor 2. Where it is? For RAV4 is bamk 1 on right hand side (passenger side)? … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
The check engine comes on with the air filter in place. But
the check engine comes on with the air filter in place. But when I remove the air filter the check engine light comes on? Why ? … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
11 satisfied customers
Vsc and engine came on together after I has the air filter
vsc and engine came on together after I has the air filter replace,they left small air hose off.Put hose back on and reset codes, engine light went out,but vsc came back on. They also change gear shaf… read more
Toyota Service
Toyota Service
Toyota Dealership Service & CR Manager
1,344 satisfied customers
I changed my pre cat oxygen sensors and in the process i hit
I changed my pre cat oxygen sensors and in the process i hit the shift cable on the transmission. now the vehicle shifts hard and is throwing a transmission error code. i displaced the cable approxima… read more
Skyvisions
Skyvisions
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
12,737 satisfied customers
2002 toyota celica gt getting code p0171 replaced air filter
2002 toyota celica gt getting code p0171 replaced air filter cleaned maf sensor checked maf sensor ny unplugging it and it seems to worl as vehicle turned off once i did that. I dont see any vacuum le… read more
Chris (aka-Moose)
Chris (aka-Moose)
Auto Technician
1,003 satisfied customers
I had a new air filter installed 06-Jan-2015 and I just
I had a new air filter installed 06-Jan-2015 and I just discovered that the hose from the filter to the engine was broken and obviously glued back together. My engine has been running very sluggish la… read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
I had new catalytic converter, all new oxygen sensors down
Hi I had new catalytic converter, all new oxygen sensors down stream n upstream engine light went off until I driven car 60miles and the light return and the code is stating po171 and I've checked for… read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 toyota highlander 2.4 liter Oxygen sensor is
I have a 2001 toyota highlander 2.4 liter Oxygen sensor is bad, how many O2 sensors does it have? … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
2008 Toyota Sienna. I replaced the air filter and MAF/IAT
It used to stall at first start, then would work on second start. Sometimes hesitates when driving just a little bit. Today, it starts without stalling, but the RPM first go to 1000, then go up by ~100 4-5 times till they reach 1500 which is normal since the engine is cold … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
5,284 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x