Toyota Sequoia Repair and Maintenance

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

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Toyota Sequoia Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Oxygen Sensor

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

Ticking Noise From Engine Due to Cracked Exhaust Manifold

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

Check Engine Light - EVAP )codes P0446 or P0442 or combination)

The 2001 (up to 2004, and may be even up to 2007?) Sequoia charcoal canister solenoid that is located above the spare tire will seize resulting in check engine light pointing to the EVAP. Solution is to replace the charcoal canister. Part is about $250 and labout is about 45 minutes.

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Toyota Sequoia Questions

no heat in car, defroster not working. fan works fine. (1 answer)

last time I used it in late spring heard a tapping sound behind the radio. that was the last time the defroster and heat worked. fan working fine.

car won't start after sitting long time, or won't stay on. (1 answer)

My car has been sitting for about 3 months waiting for a new radiator and battery. finally put new battery and radiator and now the car wont stay started. what areas could be the problem. Does it have to do with the computer being re-programmed? help desperate in florida .

the rear winshield wiper does`t work (1 answer)

wiper in rear does`t work

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Toyota Sequoia Recalls

Seat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,

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.

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Toyota Sequoia Reviews

Purchased used in 2005 with 60k. Currently at 218,000, splitting mileage with a 2006 Tundra. The car has been a solid performer with the exception one major issue (more later). The brakes issue is real. I have not upgrades and intend to check with the dealer after earlier posts mentioned some sort of recall. Interior quality is good to excellent, and had not given any problems. Minor irri...
I have an 01 Sequoia and it has the new trans and is getting the new computer now. Everyone who is one this board needs to make sure they call Toyota- not just your local dealer- because the girl I talked to said that they determine recalls partially based on how many complaints they get from the!
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...

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