Wheel Problems of Toyota Sequoia
Toyota Sequoia owners have reported 15 problems linked to wheel (under the wheel category).
#1 - Wheel problem of the 2001 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle having this issue was a 2001 Toyota Sequoia. Crash happened when the problem occurred. Last year my car while traveling at a speed of 50 mph just collasped. My ball joints fell completely off. My the grace of god I wasnt killed because I was on the interstate. I have since had it repaired but not by a Toyota dealer. At the time as now, all my lights were lit vsc trac, abs etc. I have had this problem throughout having this Toyota and it has been very costly. Now as we speak my car is at a dealer and I can only imagine they will tell me it's the faulty computer chip. I will also have them check for rust since I'm hearing of all these cases of rust. My car has been in tip top shape due to my husbands knowledge of cars. However, some of these reports appear to be incidents beyond our control. I'm lucky to be alive. I guess if I had been killed Toyota would still be denying their product is faulty. I would like Toyota to step up and pay for some of these issues I've had and if my car needs this expensive computer chip. . Abs is engagin my breaks they pay for it. This is the second time I've made a report and I havent heard anything from Toyota. . . This problem occurred on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012.
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#2 - Wheel problem of the 2002 Toyota Sequoia
The car involved was a 2002 Toyota Sequoia. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 5TDZT38A12_. Vehicle vsc and trac is auto-engaging during a drive without cause. The vehicle will jerk to a side, and a grinding noise will occur until the vehicle comes to a stop. Braking is slow and takes much longer to stop the vehicle. Electronic beeping is also heard throughout. Vsc and trac lights come on and stay on after the incident until the vehicle is turned off. This wheel issue occurred 08/05/2013.
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#3 - Wheel problem of the 2002 Toyota Sequoia
The car involved is a 2002 Toyota Sequoia. The vehicle had a crash. During rush hour, a vehicle before me abruptly stopped. To avoid from hitting them I swerved to the left hitting a wall divider when the front left wheel caved in having me and my family swerve all the way to the right into another sound wall. What I tried to do was hit the brake before going head on into the wall but the gas pedal was stuck causing us to accelerate into the wall. Luckily there were shrubs and bushes to help the car go into a slow as we slid across the wall. I dont know why the gas pedal decide to get stuck and accelerate us into the wall but im hearing from other Sequoia owners that they have had the same problem with their pedals and that needs to be checked out as soon as possible. This problem occurred on Wed., May. 29, 2013.
#4 - Wheel problem of the 2002 Toyota Sequoia
The car involved was a 2002 Toyota Sequoia. Crash happened when the problem occurred. The VIN of the problem Sequoia is 5TDZT34A22_. My wife and I were on the way south I-405 from work to go to the church. I made exit at fairview, and then left on baker street. I felt the steering wheel was very heavy and uncontrollable. The car crashed. There was no other car involved. My breast and head are in pain right now. It was Saturday, March 16, 2013 when this wheel issue occurred.
#5 - Wheel problem of the 2005 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle is a 2005 Toyota Sequoia. During application of a spare tire to the rear passenger wheel, 2 of the 6 lug screws snapped off at their base. Additionally, previously repaired rear hatch latching mechanism (Toyota recall) broke again, which does not allow access to release the vehicle's spare tire, mounted under the rear. This issue happened on Jan. 31, 2013.
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#6 - Wheel problem of the 2005 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle involved was a 2005 Toyota Sequoia. I have a Toyota sequioa 4x4 2005 bought nrand new but have problem since then with all tires wearing only the outside wall. . Done 3 sets of tire with alignment going 4th now but issues not resolved. . . And there other sequioa's with similar problem and this thing need to be address. . Dealers and Toyota not responding to this issue. . . Thank you. . This wheel problem happened on Sunday, April 10, 2011.
#7 - Wheel problem of the 2008 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle involved is a 2008 Toyota Sequoia. The VIN of the car is 5TDBY67A48_. Full size spare tire does not fit over front wheels if vehicle is equipped with the optional trd brake package because the calipers are larger. Toyota states that in the event of a front flat, the solution is to remove a rear tire, place the spare on the rear then remove the flat front tire and replace it with the rear tire. Toyota refused to replace the original spare with one that fits on the front. This issue happened on Oct. 15, 2008.
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#8 - Wheel problem of the 2006 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Toyota Sequoia is 5TDZT34A36_. 2006 Toyota Sequoia, sr5; dunlop at20 grandtrek tires, p265/65r17; 4k miles; since new, vehicle has a shimmy starting at 32 mph and beyond; dealership has inspected 3 times, reportedly re-balancing wheels once and equalized all tire pressures. Problem not solved! test drove another like vehicle, similar problem. Other same vehicles' owners have similar complaints. Reported to Toyota customer service; no resolution! please advise of any similar problems with tires/rims/vehicle/warping of drive axle, etc. Thank you. This wheel problem happened on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005.
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#9 - Wheel problem of the 2005 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle involved is a 2005 Toyota Sequoia. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 5TDZT38A35_. A week after a 36000 mile service and not used for a week, when finally driven, minutes into the drive the emergency light and the traction dash lights came. When taken to dealer, was informed it was the brake booster and computer. I'm baffled this unit(s) would need replacing at 36 thousand miles. Not to mention that the first dealer's visit two wheel studs were placed due to rust. It's very disturbing not knowing what might happen next. The vehicle is used only for long distance trekking. This problem occurred on Aug. 16, 2010.
#10 - Wheel problem of the 2004 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle involved was a 2004 Toyota Sequoia. Car had had all applicable services and maintenance. Out of warranty due to high mileage. No problems prior. Noticed noise in front suspension of car. While driving in center lane of freeway on the way to the mechanic, ball joints failed and drivers side front wheel buckled under the car. Miraculously, we were able to get car off of freeway with no injury or damage. Understand there is an outstanding recall of 775,000 vehicles including Sequoia's of our year for this problem. We called Toyota who refused to pay for our repairs twice based on the VIN number of our vehicle. We appealed through our dealer and were refused again by Toyota. Today, our mechanic informed us that he had two more Sequoias with front noise that he referred to Toyota dealerships. Both cars had the universal joints repaired by the dealerships free. Meanwhile, we had to pay more than $2,000 for repairs and have received no assistance or acknowledgement from Toyota. If this problem occurred for 775,000 other vehicles including our make and model, surely our problem should be included. The failure date was 07/12/06.
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#11 - Wheel problem of the 2004 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle identification number (VIN) of this Toyota Sequoia is 5TDZT34A04_. Wheel of Toyota Sequoia broke down . This issue happened on Thu., Sep. 17, 2009.
#12 - Wheel problem of the 2003 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle having this issue was a 2003 Toyota Sequoia. While driving along at city street speeds, during dry weather, on paved roads, my vsc trac and trac off lights come on. No other warning lights come on. Then a buzzer sounds for about 3 seconds. Then at the same time, a strange grinding sound comes from underneath the car, and the brakes seem to start working for no reason. I quickly pull over, turn off the car. I check the outside of the car and see no indication of running over anything. I then start the car and all the lights are back to normal (off). This happens about 2-3 times a month, for about a month or 2 now. I have not been able to determine any problems. This problem occurred on 02/04/2009.
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#13 - Wheel problem of the 2002 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle is a 2002 Toyota Sequoia. While driving, the front drivers side wheel came completely off the vehicle. The consumer stated that there was some type of pole sticking out. The consumer had the vehicle towed. Toyota told the consumer there was nothing they could do. Please provide any further information. It was Oct. 6, 2004 when this wheel issue happened.
#14 - Wheel problem of the 2002 Toyota Sequoia
The vehicle having this issue was a 2002 Toyota Sequoia. There was crash involved with this Toyota Sequoia. While driving at 45 mph a very strong vibration, suddenly the front driver side wheel came off the vehicle. The vehicle crashed, serious injuries to the driver. The air bags systems never activated. The computer have an impact code, but the air bags didn't deploy. This wheel problem happened on Wednesday, October 22, 2003.
#15 - Wheel problem of the 2001 Toyota Sequoia
With all the complaints about Toyotas, I thought I should file my complaint about my 2001 Toyota Sequoia. I was driving down the freeway at 70 mph when my front right wheel suddenly flew off! the car slammed down on to the pavement and luckily there were no other cars on the road in wyoming. The pins that the lug nutsscrew on to were all sheered off. This issue happened on Tuesday, October 17, 2006.
Other Wheel related problems of Toyota Sequoia:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Wheel Bolts problems||4|
|Wheel Cover/hubcaps problems||1|