2002 Toyota Sequoia Repair and Maintenance
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2002 Toyota Sequoia ProblemsToyota recall for lower ball joint issue
A defective sensor in the airbag (SRS) system can cause the airbag malfunction light to illuminate.
2002 Toyota Sequoia QuestionsA SMELL OF COOLANT WHEN ENGINE IS RUNNING (1 answer)
SMELL COOLANT WHEN ENGINE IS RUNNING
I just observed that the coolant level in my 2002 Toyota Sequoia keeps slowly going down to halfway between Full and Low, in about 12 to 24 hours, whether driving or parked. I removed the skidplate and noticed coolant dripping slowly along the lower edges of the radiator. The hose there seems o...
Last time I did it was about 7 monthes ago but my question is do I need to change the oil filter and spark plugs too? On the last tuneup I did change them
2002 Toyota Sequoia RecallsFront Airbag Inflator Module
This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in southern Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa. Upon deployment the passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator to correct this concern. If a replacement inflator is not available, as an interim measure, the dealer will disable the front passenger air bag and advise the customer not to use the front passenger seat until a replacement inflator is installed.
When deployed, excessive pressure can build in the passenger front airbag. This could cause the inflator to rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury to vehicle occupants. This recall affects both originally installed passenger front airbags as well as those that were installed as replacement service parts. Toyota and General Motors will replace the passenger front airbag inflator on their respective vehicles involved in this recall.
Airbags use a chemical reaction contained in an inflator module to create the pressure necessary to inflate the bags when deployment is required. These vehicles are being recalled because the front passenger airbag inflator may produce excessive internal pressure when deployed. As a result, the inflator module could rupture, causing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will inspect and replace any defective passenger front airbag inflator module found.