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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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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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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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Car won't start and only makes a single clicking sound with a brand new battery
You could be right, it may be the starter. But I wouldn't run out and buy a new part yet. It could also be a number of other problems like relays, electrical connections, or even the security system.. Trying to...
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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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Cost of brake pads and rotors for 2012 toyota sequia
Hi there. You can request an estimate to have this service completed by clicking this link to the brake rotor replacement page. This service includes replacing brake pads and rotors. Once on the service page, simply click the blue Get...
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Vtrack and engine light error on
Hello, The VSC Trac light is related to your traction control system which means that the system has likely detected some kind of fault in the system and may be trying to inadvertently engage the system. The traction control system...
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I have a 2005 Toyota sequioa it starts but it won't stay idols
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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What do you think about Toyota sequioa? Is it a good car in terms of reliability and cost of maintenance?
Hi Henry. Thanks for contacting us today. Among minivans, the Toyota Sequoia is one of the best, most dependable and fuel efficient ones available. As with any previously owned vehicle, it's best to have a professional mechanic complete a pre-purchase...
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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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Cylinder 4 misfire
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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Vehicle start sometimes sometimes runs, and other time don't start. Run and shutdown! 2002 Toyota Sequoia
Hello - the first task is to extract problem codes, whether the Check Engine light is on or not. Most auto parts stores will do this for you for free on a "time-available" basis. These will greatly simplify diagnosis. If...
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07 Sequoia key only turn sometimes
Hi Jcrew. Thanks or writing in tonight to YourMechanic.com. Generally speaking, when the ignition cylinder is hard to turn, it means the cylinder is either dirty with excessive dust and debris or has broken pieces. If you can turn the...
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I have changed battery. I think I put non compatible battery initially and it's start car alarm loud not turned off with remote ac
As long as the nominal voltage of the battery is 12 volts, it's compatible. Of course, you need sufficient energy storage capacity, too, which in your case is probably around 850 cold cranking amps. As long as you did not...
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Drove in water car won't start
The most common causes of this issue would be an electrical issue caused by the water or the engine has been hydrolocked meaning that it has sucked in water through the engines intake. If either one of these has happened...
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Stalling when sitting at light
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia started to oeverheat one day while using the AC from that point the AC wasn't being and it still overheats
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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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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My car cuts off while driving only once
There are trouble codes that are typically associated with the TPS. One code will set if the TPS voltage is too high when the computer expects to see it lower. Another code will set if the TPS voltage is lower...

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