Toyota Sequoia Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

Oxygen Sensor May Fail

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

Airbag Light Due to Defective Sensor in Airbag System

A defective sensor in the airbag (SRS) system can cause the airbag malfunction light to illuminate.

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Toyota Sequoia Questions

My 01 Toyota Sequoia is using Oil. (2 answers)

I had an Oil change about Two and A half Weeks ago.I just happened to check it and found out I was almost 3 Quarts low. What am I missing what could be the problem?

I have no spart and no fuels what is the problem (1 answer)

A loud engine noise (roar) at high speeds +60 and louder once off accelerator. (2 answers)

The engine noise is noticeable at higher speeds +60. Sounds like a engine roar or hum. Sound is louder once you come off the accelerator at speeds +60 and then dissipates at lower speeds.

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Toyota Sequoia Recalls

Side Curtain Air Bags Deploy Unexpectedly

The side curtain air bags may deploy unexpectedly, resulting in possible occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming free of charge to resolve the concern.

Driver's Door Power Window Switch Overheats And Melts

The driver's side power window master switch may lack enough proper lubricant to protect the sliding electrical contacts of the switch. This can cause a short circuit of the switch, leading to overheating and melting of the switch. Dealers will inspect the switches and apply lubricant to them if no abnormality is found. If a problem is found, the switch circuit board will be replaced. These inspections and repairs will be performed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Front Passenger Air Bag Defect

When deployed due to a crash, the passenger side air bag can deploy abnormally, or with excessive force. The inflator may come apart, causing debris and fragments to strike and injure occupants. The dealership will replace the passenger air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Toyota Sequoia Reviews

Great tow vehicle. Tow a 26' Flagstaff travel trailer with it. Like all comparable tow vehicles, mileage drops to 10-12 mpg when towing. With no trailer, expect high teens and even above 20 on occasion. Smooth. quiet and reliable. A/C is a bit weak but OK. Ride can be a bit choppy on rough roads. But, this is a heavy duty body-on-frame rig and it is very strongly made. 5.7 engine and trans ar...
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...
Great dependable truck has the 4WD still a comfortable refined sport utility the kids are grown but I can't sell it because it's a great SUV. I do get brakes and calipers replaced offer also heard about recall with the ball joints on Sequoias so took to dealer for a fix. Since its older now found an reliable mechanic who does great repairs on my Sequoia driving it now at 218,000 miles never ha...

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