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2008 Toyota Sequoia repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (12%)

Suspension and Steering (12%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (27%)

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

Other (8%)

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2008 Toyota Sequoia repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (27%)

$500 - $999 (36%)

$100 - $499 (36%)

< $100 (0%)

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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 Texas, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Jul 2015

104300 mi

US $800
Replaced leaking water pump 
Toyota Sequoia in Arizona, United States
Oct 2012 - Dec 2016
Mar 2013

68000 mi

US $1300
Got all 4 breaks done, 4 new tires and had the transmission flushed and the fluid changed in the rear diff 
Jun 2014

78000 mi

US $100
Water pump was leaking 
Toyota Sequoia in Texas, United States
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

62000 mi
Leak in oil pan 

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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 - Dec 2016
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 - Jul 2016
Apr 2016

129700 mi

US $500
Faulty fuel gauge. 
Toyota Sequoia in New York, United States
Oct 2012 - Feb 2017
Dec 2016

122000 mi

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

124500 mi

US $603
Left rear wheel bearing replaced 
Toyota Sequoia in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2016 - Dec 2016
Apr 2016

84700 mi

US $500
replaced cracked rear coil springs 
Toyota Sequoia in Washington, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2015
Apr 2010

9600 mi
WIRE CAME LOOSE ON #7 CYLINDER, ECU THREW A SERVICE ENGINE LIGHT. 
May 2015

102700 mi

US $600
Bad water pump 
Toyota Sequoia in California, United States
Oct 2011 - Mar 2016
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. 
Apr 2013

70300 mi

US $400
had dealer replace all pads, as previously installed pads were squealing. 
Toyota Sequoia in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2014
Feb 2014

134300 mi

US $400
Rear hatch latch was broken. This has an automatic rear hatch. Hatch would fly open while driving. 
Toyota Sequoia in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2013 - Mar 2014
Feb 2014

87700 mi

US $1000
Wheels rusted. 
Toyota Sequoia in Wisconsin, United States
Mar 2014 - Jun 2014
Jun 2014

94000 mi
Replaced blower motor. 
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. 
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 Virginia, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2015
Oct 2013

83700 mi
Right side mirror failed to retract. Replaced mirror under extended warranty. 

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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

92000 mi
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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2008 Toyota Sequoia Repair Histories

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