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2008 Toyota Sequoia repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (16%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (8%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (28%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (0%)

Other (8%)

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2008 Toyota Sequoia repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (17%)

$500 - $999 (22%)

$100 - $499 (22%)

< $100 (39%)

Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Toyota Sequoia

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Toyota Sequoia in Kansas, United States
Oct 2014 - Oct 2014
Oct 2014

89000 mi

US $1200
4 High light flashing, turned out to be Shift Actuators. 

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2008 Toyota Sequoia 4dr SUV

381-horsepower 5.7L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Toyota Sequoia in Arizona, United States
Oct 2012 - Sep 2017
Jun 2014

78000 mi

US $100
Water pump was leaking 
Aug 2017

114000 mi

US $175
Replaced the radiator. Started leaking 
Toyota Sequoia in Texas, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

62000 mi
Leak in oil pan 
Toyota Sequoia in Texas, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2017
Jul 2015

103700 mi

US $800
Replaced leaking water pump 

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2008 Toyota Sequoia 4dr SUV

381-horsepower 5.7L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

Toyota Sequoia in Colorado, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2015
Dec 2015

135000 mi
intermittent starting issues. dash lit up like christmas tree. took to dealer to read codes. dealer had to bring in task force to diagnose. ended up being the starter. 
Toyota Sequoia in Utah, United States
Dec 2015 - Sep 2017
Jun 2016

96000 mi

US $300
Squeaky suspension (no problem was found). Bent cover plate for undercarriage suspension replaced. 
Toyota Sequoia in Minnesota, United States
Jul 2015 - Apr 2017
Apr 2016

129200 mi

US $500
Faulty fuel gauge. 
Toyota Sequoia in California, United States
Oct 2011 - Jul 2017
Oct 2011

39000 mi

US $1100
Brake lights would stay on after the car was turned off. Dealer diagnosed that the brake pedal sensor was to sensitive and needed to be "down tuned." Drivers side window would squeak when rolling up and down. Dealer disassembled door and lubed window tracks and mechanisms. 
Toyota Sequoia in New Mexico, United States
- Apr 2010
Jan 2008

33804 mi
Lots of little things but the major items are the replacemnt of an outside mirror, heater problems, getting in and out of four wheel drive and soft paint.// paint has hardened and four wheel drive is getting better with time. 
Apr 2010

35834 mi
Tried the fourth time to find the prob with the heater. The drivers side system will be on cool and all at once it starts putting out heat (a very high level of heat). Mech sez it looks like a design prob. To keep on Auto for best results. 
Toyota Sequoia in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2016 - Dec 2016
Apr 2016

84300 mi

US $500
replaced cracked rear coil springs 
Toyota Sequoia in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

94000 mi
Replaced blower motor. 
Toyota Sequoia in Washington, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2015
Apr 2010

9600 mi
May 2015

101100 mi

US $600
Bad water pump 
Toyota Sequoia in Virginia, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2015
Oct 2013

83000 mi
Right side mirror failed to retract. Replaced mirror under extended warranty. 
Toyota Sequoia in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2014
Feb 2014

133600 mi

US $400
Rear hatch latch was broken. This has an automatic rear hatch. Hatch would fly open while driving. 
Toyota Sequoia in New York, United States
Oct 2012 - Sep 2017
Dec 2016

122000 mi

US $695
The front 4wd acutuator stopped working and needed to be replaced. 
Feb 2017

124300 mi

US $603
Left rear wheel bearing replaced 
Toyota Sequoia in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2013 - Jul 2017
Feb 2014

86100 mi

US $1000
Wheels rusted. 
Jul 2017

188000 mi

US $2000
Oil leak requiring removal of transmission in order to repair. Work has not been done yet as they are concerned the catalytic converter will break when trying to remove it. 
Toyota Sequoia in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2014 - Jul 2014
Jul 2014

125000 mi

US $150
Was taking awhile to start. They replaced the battery. 

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2008 Toyota Sequoia 4dr SUV

276-horsepower 4.7L V8 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Toyota Sequoia in Florida, United States
Aug 2014 - Jan 2015
Jan 2015 Cold start emissions regulation air injection system initially failed. Parts warranted by Toyota for 10 years, 150,000 miles so they were replaces free of charge.  Subsequently the external drivers for the replaced air injection pumps... 

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