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2010 Toyota Sienna CE 5dr 7-Pass Van FWD (GS)

2010 Toyota Sienna
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Reg WB, 2WD Minivans
17 mpg city / 23 mpg hwy
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November 11, 2012, 7:59 pm

Daniel O

Question: Engine lost power and smell and fumes are coming from exahust.

I have had a 1998 Sienna for 2.5 yrs, after first owner. I do oil changes every 4500 kms. I started the car yesterday in the cold at -23 and started the heater right way since windows were icy inside. After few minutes, a smell came out and engine started loosing power. I drove for some 30 minutes and the engine did not have the same power. The smell continue and once I parked I noticed some form of fumes coming out of the exhaust.

I appreciate your help, thank you.

November 22, 2012, 12:57 pm

Tyler O

Did you notice it overheating or any warning lights?

Hard to say what the problem might be. Anything from a blown head gasket to a failed sensor could be the cause.

You should take it in for a diagnoses.

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