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3.3

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
40,000 miles

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2001 Toyota Sequoia brakes problems

brakes problem

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2001 Toyota Sequoia Owner Comments

problem #4

Aug 012010

Sequoia

  • 110,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Warning lights for vehicle skid control, anti-lock brakes and parking brake are consistently on reporting a failure.

- Rye, NY, USA

problem #3

Nov 292007

Sequoia

  • 40,000 miles
The contact owns a 2001 Toyota Sequoia. While the vehicle was parked, the contact noticed rust under it towards the rear. A few years later, while having the vehicle serviced, the contact was informed that the undercarriage was severely rusted. She was also told that the parking brake lever fractured and there was an unknown pipe leaking from under the vehicle. The leaking pipe was repaired but the severe rusting and fractured hand brake were not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 40,000 and the current mileage was approximately 75,000.

- Middlefield, OH, USA

problem #2

Jan 012002

Sequoia

  • 10,000 miles
Parking brake needs constant adjustment to be effective. The parking brake is completely unusable after less than 2,000 miles after an adjustment. I have asked Toyota about this several times, but have never received an effective solution or answer to the problem. Since I very rarely use my parking brake, it is very easy to not know that it does not work.

- Lutz, FL, USA

problem #1

Jan 172003

(reported on)

Sequoia

  • miles
Consumer states" every 3000 miles the vehicle brakes are being replaced. Due to brake pedal having to be pressed to the floor before they stop vehicle. Dealer has replaced brakes and rotors.

- Elizabeth, NJ, USA

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