Toyota Sequoia owners have reported 32 problems related to check engine light on (under the engine and engine cooling category). The most recently reported issues are listed below. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Toyota Sequoia based on all problems reported for the Sequoia.
Check engine light on, vsc and trac lights on - truck enters limp mode due to faulty secondary air intake system for emissions system. This is a known issue for Sequoias and tundras, however not yet covered for the 2007 model year! dealer part costs $1,700. Unless Toyota recieves enough case problems for 2007 year, they will not extend warranty for parts, which they have done for all other affected years.
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I have a 2003 Sequoia with 253,000 miles on it. About a month ago, while driving on a flat, dry road at about 30 miles per hour and slowing for an upcoming stoplight, my vsc off, vsc trac and check engine lights all suddenly came on. Apparently this is a known issue with this year vehicle. I am struggling now to figure out how l will afford to take this car in for repair and l am angered at being put in this position. This was an expensive, luxury SUV when we bought it and the manufacturer should own up to this bad part. If I'd wanted a crappy made car, l wouldn't have wasted $40k on this one.
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Vsc vsc traction control lights comes on as well as the check engine light. The vehicle accelerates poorly. This makes for a very dangerous situation because the vehicle can slow dramatically at highway speeds. Lights go off for a little while when the battery is disconnected but all lights and acceleration problems return shortly. Owners have spent thousands of dollars replacing parts without a long term fix. Spouse will no longer drive the vehicle because of this dangerous problem. Totoya needs to fix this widespread problem.
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Check engine light come on. Along with 2 other lights. This has occurred over 10 to 12 times since owning this SUV. Each time it is noted on my paper work no leaks found and gas cap replaced. I have spent each time on a average $578 at least for a gas cap after they have checked out the car. I even had this problem when the car was under warranty but of course no charge then. I notice other Toyota vehicles have recall on this check engine lights. I think the Sequoia should get included in this it is the same thing. I can only imagine how much money owners of these suvs have paid out because of this. I notice this check engine light came on after I put gas in. The light will not go off until you take in it in to the dealership who then charges you the $578 or more it simply ripping the consumer off.
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A couple of days ago, when I was driving on the highway, my Sequoia suddenly stopped accelerating. Trac light and vsc light and check engine light came on. My speed would not go above 40mph and would not even brake. I was in the left lane and the cars behind me were going pretty fast and almost hit me. I am lucky there was no car in the right lane, so I pulled to that lane just in time. It was a scary moment for me because my kids were with me also. I always thought of Toyota of having safety in their cars, but when I came home to research what might be happening to the car, I found out many people are having the same exact problem and thus it is a manufacturers problem. I am suprised Toyota is not doing anything about this. Do they not care of the safety of the consumers? the milage on my Sequoia is only 39,000 and I do not drive it too often, and also have maintained it very well. We spend so much money on this car and this vehicle really was not worth it if it came with so many factory defaults. Please follow-up on this issue to have it resolved.
4lo, vdc, check engine light & anti- skid light keep coming on for years. Dealership and Toyota specialist couldn't figure out what's wrong. Latest was 12/28/15 I brought the vehicle with all 4 lights on . . . Charged me $1thousand dollars even the problem is recurrent for years. I p/u the vehicle the next day, put gas at costco and parked it for the night. The next day . . . Enroute to to las vegas; upon entering the I-15 north freeway ( less than 2 hrs of driving on d drive ) lights came on again. Our family don't feel safe driving this vehicle. Please help us.
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Vsc trac---vsc--check engine light--and then problems with acceleration on a street doing 35 mph. Would be very dangerous if it happened on a highway. Needs to be a recall- many similar complaints online.
The secondary injection pump has failed. It started with a loud winding noise anytime it was started at a cold start. The noise would last a few minutes. Then everything was fine. Then the entire thing went out and my check engine light came on along with all traction control has gone out. The vehicle will not accelerate at a normal speed and it is very dangerous while driving, especially on the interstate. Total cost to repair is over $3,000. 00 it is a well documented case of complaints and they have issued warranty for other year models for this part to be replaced- but not 2005.
Tl- the contact owns a 2001 Toyota Sequoia. The contact stated that the check engine warning light illuminated intermittently and that the vehicle went into a limp mode. The contact mentioned that each time the failure recurred the vehicle was extremely slow to pick up speed. The contact stated that while traveling 25 mph, the check engine light illuminated and upon attempting to accelerate to a highway speed to enter the highway the acceleration pedal was pressed and the vehicle would not pick up speed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer who indicated that the part was not available due to not being in production. The dealer told the contact that there were 804 other consumers waiting for the part to be manufactured and that the contact was placed on a waiting list. The vehicle was not repaired and the dealer had the vehicle for several weeks. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and was unable to determine when the part would be in production. The contact was also included in NHTSA campaign id number: 11v148000 (tires) and for years, the dealer did not explain why the recall repair was not completed. The contact was also not able to determine when that recall would be performed. The manufacturer was to respond to the dealer and the contact when the part was available to repair the vehicle but provided no specific date. The approximate failure mileage was 69,000. Dyd.
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The contact owns a 2003 Toyota Sequoia. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 55 mph, the vehicle stability control, traction control, and the check engine warning lights suddenly remained illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 69,000.
Tl-the contact owns a 2002 Toyota Sequoia. The contact stated that the frame on the rear of the vehicle had corroded. The vehicle was taken to a dealer. The technician diagnosed that the frame needed to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired. However, the contact stated that two weeks later, the tie rods fractured from the rear of the vehicle and the check engine warning light illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 165,000. Djr.
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My Sequoia will all of a sudden stop accelerating while driving. Trac light and vsc light and check engine light came on. I had to turn the ignition off and back on to get it moving again. . . I took it straight to the Toyota dealership. They did several tests. All but one test determined it was the engine control unit (of which is covered under a class action lawsuit). Because of that one test, they will not fix it. The service manager told me I had to keep driving it until it breaks down on the side of the road and they would tow it back there. Problem is. . . I might be dead in the truck depending on where and when it happens again. I am terrified to drive it! my Sequoia has been a lemon! I have previously had to replace 1)throttle body 2)throttle pedal position switch 3)brake booster 4)master cylinder and 5)skid control ecu. At 120,000 miles and all of those problems already? and now this issue?. . . . It must be a lemon!.
After cranking the car and driving for a few minutes, the following lights on the dashboard appeared: vsc off / vsc trac / check engine light. I entered the on ramp to the interstate and could not accelerate past 40 mph. Had to pull over and let the car "reset". Attempted to re-enter the interstate and the flow of traffic but car would not accelerate beyond 40 mph and I had my 3 small children in the vehicle. Very terrifying experience. Drove to a dealership that advised me a secondary hose had to be replaced on the engine. Later determined that Toyota released a technical bulletin and are aware of this issue but will not issue a recall. It is an extremely costly part to fix. Parts alone are $3200.
Check engine light came on and heard a low "supercharger" type noise from the engine. Took vehicle to dealer who diagnosed the problem as an air injection pump problem (codes p1442, p1445) which has been found on 2008-2010 Sequoias. Vehicle computer is operating in safe mode at a reduced capacity until repair is done. Toyota has extended the warranty to 10 years or 150,000 miles for this problem but not for the 2005 model year. Toyota acknowledged the problem in the 2008-2010 model years but would not consider any action or necessary communication for the 2005 model year.
The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Sequoia sr5. The contact stated that while parked, the check engine light, trac off, and vsc trac warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for a diagnostic testing. The technician stated the secondary air intake pump and valve needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and stated the vehicle was not included in any recalls. The contact stated a report was filed with the manufacturer. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage and the current mileage was 121,600.
Check engine light, vsc trac and break light constantly.
The contact owns a 2005 Toyota Sequoia. The contact stated that the track, abs, vsc, brake, and check engine warning lights illuminated on the instrument panel. The dealer replaced the master cylinder and the brake booster, but the warning lights continued to illuminate. The manufacturer was notified, but denied any assistance with repairs of the failure. The failure and current mileages were 83,000. The VIN was unavailable.
Began acceleration from 35 mph progressing to 55 mph, accelerator left my foot, engine sped up to over 5,000 rpm, applied both feet to brake pedal with all my weight, engine continued to race above 5,000 rpm, put car into drive 1 with no change, engine raced, put car into neutral and engine continued racing over 5,000 rpm, was able to steer car into a ditch, turned off ignition. The check engine light was blinking during this event. I was never able to stop with my brakes. I maintained both feet on the brake pedal during the event with my entire body weight on the pedal and the car never, ever stopped racing.
Vsc trac---vsc--check engine light--and then problems with acceleration!!.
I was on my way home from work when the engine light came on for a few seconds then disappeared. Two days later the engine light came on again and the vehicle started to ride rough like it need a tune-up. The engine light disappeared and the vehicle drove fine until I reached home. The engine light, vsc off and vsc trac all came on and the vehicle was riding really rough. I took it to firestone so they could look at but they couldn't figure out the problem. So I took it to Toyota so they could fix the problem. They thought it was carbon build up around the cylinders, so they cleaned all eight cylinders but that didn't work. I still had to pay for it. The finale solution was for them to tear down the engine. They claimed that piston #3 wasn't working at its full capacity after running a compression test but they're not 100% sure. The cost for them to take the head off would be $862 and another $862 to put it back together plus what ever real problem is. The service guy at Toyota said that he has seen three similar problems like this and it cost the customer around $3000. My dvd player wasn't working so the tech tested it and stated that power was going to it and that it should work. Three weeks later the dvd player worked but now my back window didn't. When I push the button for the back window the back wiper comes on.
Our vsc/trac light and engine light simultaneously come on for an unknown reason. Our mechanic can not find a solution. Our emergency brake light comes on and off for no necessary reason as well. This has happened three or four times and no one can fix it. I am afraid to take it to Toyota because of the bad experiences posted online where consumers have received many verying answers, expensive repairs, and in some case, still no solution. We are in the market to buy a new car and it makes resale very difficult with these lights on and no answer as to why they are on. . . And no way to turn them off. . . So we wait. Many people have posted on the internet about this same problem in other 2005 Sequoias. Our computer keeps throwing varying and different errors. . . And my mechanic thinks the errors are not accurate. Could it be a computer or electrical malfunction? please help.
The contact owns a 2006 Toyota Sequoia. The contact stated that the check engine warning light, vsc track, and vsc light illuminated intermittently. The dealer made eight attempts to duplicate the failure. The manufacturer was not aware of the failure. The vehicle had not been repaired. The current mileage was 89,636. The failure mileage was approximately 70,000.
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2005 Toyota Sequoia trac off, vsc trac, and check engine lights all came on suddenly on vehicle with 62k miles. Understand this is common problem and that Toyota has recognized this as a common problem with these vehicles but will not correct. Cost to correct is $1,500 - $2,700.
2002 Toyota sequioa 4wd. Check engine light, vsc off, vcs trac lights are all on and vehicle is nearly impossible to drive in the rain. After checking with multiple sources online and by phone, it appears the "skid control ecu with actuator" is the problem and this part runs over $2000 dollars! I understand repairs come with the territory, but when there are literally thousands of these sequioas with the exact same problem, I just assumed there would be a recall. "not so" according to Toyota. They deem it a rare occurence and a customers problem if no longer under warranty. I bought my vehicle from car-mart and they wont help either. I'm just a working stiff folks. I can either get the vehicle fixed or feed my kids. Guess I'm walking the 45 minutes to work each way when things go bad if toyoyo gets their way. Thanks. Sorry for venting.
On sept 6,2006. The trac off, vsc trac and check engine lights are coming. My 2003 Sequoia only has 31,786 miles and paid $2891. 48 for the service. Today 8-26-09 my car only has 58,000 miles and the trac off, vsc trac and the check engine lights are coming back, they want to charge to fix the same problem. I am not sure they fixed the previous problem in 2006? because I asked them to save the parts and give it to me when I pick up the car, but they did have it, something is fishy? if they replace now the problem is back, my car have low miles. I do some research on the internet, could be the problem from the Toyota, they need to "recall" all Sequoia to fix the problem. I don't want pay $3,000 every 2 years or every 30,000 miles.
The contact owns a 2001 Toyota Sequoia. The contact stated that the ecu (engine control unit) failed. The traction, skid control, brake, and engine lights were all illuminated on the instrument panel. He experienced no vehicle performance issues, but was alerted to the failure because of the lights. He took the vehicle to the dealer and they stated that the engine computer failed and needed to be replaced at the cost of $2,400. The manufacturer could not assist. The current mileage was approximately 110,000 and failure mileage was approximately 105,000.
Check engine light,vsc trac,trac off lights all on at the same time.
9/07 - a load noise sounded and the vehicles brakes and steering locked up on me while I was accelerating and approaching a 4 way stop light. I took the vehicle in to folsom lake Toyota for service that day. They told me they could not find the problem, maybe it was do to a low charge from the battery. So I had them replace the battery. 10/1/07 a few weeks later I was accelerating and going on to the freeway when all of a sudden the brake noise sounded the steering and brakes locked up and all my engine lights came on then I completely lost power. I coasted to the side turned off the key and turned it back on again nothing happened so I turned it off and on again and it was working again. I took my vehicle back to folsom lake Toyota and 3 weeks later they still can not find anything wrong with my vehicle.
Check engine light and vsc/traction control lights keep coming on. Took it to Toyota of lewisville, texas on 30 June 06 and again to Toyota of killeen, texas on 15 July 06. Toyota of lewisville told me it was bad gas and that the problem was fixed. On 13 June 06 the light came on but went off after a couple of miles. On my way to dallas on 14 Jun 06 the same thing happened. Later that day on my way back from dallas the lights came back on and I took my Sequoia to Toyota of killeen on 15 July 06. They worked on my Sequoia until 25 July 06. I only had my truck for a day when the lights came back on. I took the truck back to the dealer the next day, 27 July 06, and the service department turned off the lights and an hour later told me my Sequoia was ready and that if the problem persisted to bring it back. Right there in the service bay the light came on and the dealership has had it ever since. I talked to the service rep and he informs me that the computer has been replaced and the problem persist. They checked the fuel and drained the fuel and the problem persist.
Vehicle engine light and vsc off and vsc trac lights all came on and vehicle lost power, stalling completely while driving. Occurred repeatedly. Undriveable and unsafe. Towed to dealer. No specific diagnostic code emerged. Multiple posts regarding this same issue dating back to 2003 on mycarstats. Com and edmunds website Toyota forum. My dealer stated this problem was "unsafe" indeed. My 4 children and husband were with me when it occurred.
While consumer was driving the check engine light/trac light, and abs braking light appeared on the dashboard and remained on. Then, vehicle stalled. Consumer was unable to restart vehicle, and had vehicle towed to dealer for inspection. Mechanic determined that the battery needed to be replaced. Consumer informed mechanic that this problem recurred and had not been resolved.
The front braking system on 2001 Sequoia was replaced and upgraded. The brake jobs were performed at the following mileages: 15k, 25k, 30k, 55k, and 74k miles. The left wheel rattled over the rough road, the rear left strut made a noise when going over bumps due to a broken shock, and the engine light had come on.
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