2001 Toyota Sequoia Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Toyota Sequoia

2001 Toyota Sequoia Problems

Toyota recall for lower ball joint issue

Toyota issued a recall on the lower ball joint due to the possibility of premature wear from improper finishing in production. The ball joints will be replaced under the recall.

Exhaust Manifolds Can Crack and Cause Leak

A ticking noise may develop from the engine due to a cracked exhaust manifold. Damaged exhaust manifolds will require replacement to correct this issue.

Oxygen Sensor May Fail

One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

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2001 Toyota Sequoia Questions

Back Window Glass stuck in up position (1 answer)

The back rear window goes up and down ( within the tailgate that lifts up).
It is stuck in the up position per se., as I just bought it and the previous owner said, not to make it go down as it would not go back up, ( then how did he get it up ? ).,, hope this makes sense. Thank you very much.

Power Antenna on Right Passenger side is broke in half. Still on. (1 answer)

To take off the old and put on the new, to
get at it, do you have to take the bumper off or can you get at it without doing that ?
Thanks.

What's the "thud" I'm feeling underneath sometimes when coming to a stop? (1 answer)

I feel this single "thud" or "clunk" under middle of the chassis when coming to a stop at a light, but only occasionally. This won't happen right away but maybe a second or two *after* coming to a full inertial stop. When it happens, it's not subtle. I have the 4WD SR...

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2001 Toyota Sequoia Recalls

Spare Tire Not Identified As For Temporary Use

The spare tire equipped in the vehicle may not be properly labeled as for "temporary use".  Owners were provided a caution label and insert for their owners manual free of charge to resolve the concern.

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2001 Toyota Sequoia Reviews

I loved my 2001 Sequoia. It does have issues though. People really need to look at the reports on NHTSA. My ASC would go off randomly on dry roads going anywhere from 5 mph to 65 mph. Never was I skidding. This eventually led to the demise of the vehicle. On 1/6/15 an electrical fire started in the engine while I was driving my son to school. The brakes went out at a red light and then e...
We bought the 2001 Sequoia before anyone else. As soon as it hit the dealership, it was ours. It has been the best vehicle we ahve ever had. We still have it at 140,000 miles. I just replaced the radiator, the only major repair we ahve had other then the brakes. You need to research teh TSB (Toyota Service Bullitens) for the brake issues. They were too small for the size of the vehicle an...
I have a toyota Sequioa with 133K . The transmission went out and it is costing me 3K to get it replaced . Toyota knew the transmission was notany good in models 2000-2006 but they reused to recalll the product . My Toyota was purchased at Lustine Toyota in Woodbridge, VA. Im sickend by this as these vechicles are not cheap . I got more mileage out of an Nissn Maxmium that has over 200K ...

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