Toyota Sequoia Repair and Maintenance

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

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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

I have noise on the left when I turn little bit right (1 answer)

When I make a slight right turn I hear noise on the left side, I replaced both front hub bearing and seals and still the same noise, if I turn left there is no noise

When truck warns up it bogs out and will barely go over 20mph and backfires. (1 answer)

I've changed spark plugs, coil packs, o2 sensor b1s2, & cat coverter. Now it won't unlock w keys and when the key turns off front Windows automatically roll down.

My Sequoia starts very sluggish at first, but it picks up after. why, tranny? (1 answer)

The transmission seems not to catch once it's put in drive. But once I pick up speed it's ok. My reverse sometimes doesn't catch either. Is it the whole transmission or just a few parts?

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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 hotline.So...call!
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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