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Bad odor in my car that is making me ill.
Hi, thanks for writing in. The first thing I would recommend doing is taking your vehicle to a local exhaust shop to determine if you have any exhaust leaks. If you have any exhaust leaks that would be my first...
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Where is the yaw rate sensor located?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Toyota Sequoia. The yaw sensor is located below the center console. It's mounted to the floor at the rear of the console. The console needs to be removed in order to replace it....
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How many miles you need change differential oil
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2001 Toyota Sequoia. The fluid change intervals should be listed in the owners manual for the vehicle. As a rule of thumb, the differential fluid should be changed every 30,000-50,000 miles. If you'd...
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do i have to replace or have my yaw sensor replaced, can i just not have it work
If the YAW sensor is not working then the ABS cannot correct steering stability system and may cause you to loose control in a quick maneuver. The YAW sensor detects side to side movement of the vehicle when you swerve...
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Are strut mounts typically replaced when you do new struts on front end? Quoted $700+tax for both - not including alignment. High?
Hi there. Were the mounts quoted in the estimate? Was a strut assembly quoted? If the answer is no to these questions, then the strut mounts were not quoted. However, the strut mounts on this vehicle are pretty much just...
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Does my car have a cold start valve or cold start injector?
Hello There, If your car is E85 equipped, meaning the engine is capable of running on a higher ethanol content fuel (usually indicated by the yellow fuel pumps at the gas station and gas caps), this may cause a lot...
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My car starts and then dies several times before it will stay running, but only when it's cold
Hi there. One of the most overlooked issues that can cause hard starting when it's cold is a malfunctioning engine coolant temperature sensor. If the coolant level is low, the coolant temperature sensor can send false information to the computer,...
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Check engine light code P1445
Hi Kirby. The P1445 OBD-II trouble code typically indicates an issue with the secondary air injection system; which is an emission system that pumps fresh air into the exhaust system. The pump and air intake for the system is located...
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Ticking sound on drivers side
Deficiencies of various types can cause lifter and valve train noise, including ticking noises. The bottom line is if the ticking noise did not exist at all prior to their work on the valve train, but occurred immediately at the...
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Tick in drivers side gets lower after warm up
In your initial question, I did not know that valve damage occurred as a consequence of a failed timing belt replacement. The 4 valves that the shop "claims" were damaged might merely represent what they "think" was the extent of...
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Q: Transmission problem?
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside...
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When replacing air conditioning compressor on a 2004 Toyota sequioa should the expansion valves be replaced?
Hi there. The expansion valve does not need to be replaced unless it is physically leaking or not operating properly. On the flip side, it sounds like there is definitely an electrical concern with the AC clutch. The AC system...
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My car is shaking and I just changed my spark plugs
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Both front turn signals went out within a day of each other. One is the original bulb for my 2013 Sequoia, the other is a replace
Hello, thank you for writing in. Two bulbs going out at in a short period of time is not unheard of. That is not to say that you do not have an electrical issue. It would not likely be a...
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Fuel pump 2001 Toyota Sequoia
Hello - check the fuel pump fuse(s) first, then make sure the [fuel pump relay](https://www.yourmechanic.com/question/is-the-problem-my-fuel-pump-relay-or-connector-by-scott-s is passing current to the fuel pump. The relay may have burned contacts and is not passing enough current to run the pump. You may...
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Car won't start on first attempt, takes several tries the vehicle will turn over 2003 Toyota Sequoia
Hello - most likely, your hard starting is caused by a malfunctioning fuel pressure check valve, or fuel pressure regulator. The fuel system is supposed to hold a small amount of residual pressure in the system for faster starts. A...
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VSC TRAC, TRAC, AND BRAKE LIGHTS ON NO CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND NO ABS LIGHT NO CODES
Following up on your previous question, in your circumstance the required scan tool is the factory Toyota scan tool. Although there "might" be aftermarket OBD-II scan tools, I doubt they would have the capability of the factory tool that is...
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VSC TRAC, BRAKE AND TRAC OFF lights are on at the same time with no check engine light
Although the check engine and ABS lights are not on, using an appropriate scan tool you can still get the trouble codes that have undoubtedly been stored as a consequence of the VSC fault. If you situation is typical, the...
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Having trouble with 4wd
It is possible that there could be a warranty related issue with your transfer case considering it was replaced very recently. I might recommend that you take the vehicle to the place that we replaced the transfer case and ask...
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Fan pulley wobbles and makes some noise. On 03 Sequoia SR5. On side of road now!
The fan pulley is attached to the water pump and if you can move it up and down then the water pump is bad and needs replaced. Have a mechanic like one from YourMechanic check it to see what all...

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