I just bought a 2005 sequoia and when I first start the car and accelerate there is a "click-click" sound that comes from the center console every time. After it happens once, it won't happen again until you turn off the car and turn it back on again. It happens regardless of radio being on or off or the a/c being on or off. I have a SRS and it's 2WD. I took it to the Toyota dealership and the tech heard the click sound on a test drive but couldn't diagnosis what was causing the noise. It's driving me CRAZY! Has anyone else had this problem? If so, what was it and can it be fixed? Thank you!
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2005 Toyota Sequoia Question: Click Click sound from center console
Answer #1vanativ83 July 18, 2009, 20:56Enthusiast
The clicking you here is the VSC system activating. There are little Gyro's that spin and assist if the car senses a sudden yaw, For example. You are fish tailing or took a turn to sharp. This system will apply braking to keep the car on the path that you intend on keeping it on. This is a godsend, I almost lost control after a long period of no rain. Not thinking I was turning to get on the interstate my Sequoia beeped very loudly, reduced engine power and braked. This is a warning to change your driving style and to help avoid a roll over and or fish tail.
Answer #2Visitor, October 11, 2010, 10:39
I have a 2006 Toyota Corolla that I bought a few months back, and I have EXACTLY the same issue you describe. A short rattle/click just after driving off: Comes also when just rolling off without using engine power, and engine needs to be off between each time it happens.
Did you get any more answers from the garage, if so I would be very interested to know. It drives me crazy too!!
Best regareds, Andreas Fagerheim