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Toyota Sequoia, SUV
#8436 of 8984 Re: Manuals and parts for Sequoia [gregwgr]
Dec 29, 2004 (3:06 pm)
i bought the 3 factory manuals for my 2003 sequoia, i think they cost my $250+. expensive to say the least. they are just "ok" and provide most of the info i was looking for, but for some reason not everything is covered, which is typical for a toyota fact manual. i wish they would print one as good as the bentley repairs manual. they dont miss a single detail. if your are not an experienced auto repairer i would not spend the money, they are way too technical.
the 3 i have are a general manual which includes maintenance, prep,service specs and diagnostics, a general everything including engine, brakes, transmission right on thru body parts etc. and a wiring diagram manual.
#8437 of 8984 Re: Rear Window [jj35]
Dec 30, 2004 (9:35 am)
You can put the window up by inserting the key in the back lock.
#8438 of 8984 sequoia brake problem
Dec 30, 2004 (9:36 am)
My brake rotors seem to be warped. Has anybody received a replacement from Toyota. Also, what are some good aftermarket brakes?
#8439 of 8984 wiring a backup camera
Dec 30, 2004 (9:41 am)
how do I wire a backup camera (installed in the license plate) to a windshield monitor? should I route the wires through underbody, or go from the ceiling? anyone has experience to share for such installation? appreciate....
#8440 of 8984 Re: Manuals and parts for Sequoia [erichk]
Dec 30, 2004 (7:35 pm)
Depends how much info you need where and when. I bought many years ago for about a hundred bucks the factory manuals for my Corolla. I've only needed them 3-4 times more as reference but I'm at least mechanically inclined.
I bought from e-bay the Sequoia Service Manual on CD for $24 shipped to my door. Everything I've needed so far has been there including full wiring schematics, troubleshooting etc. Just takes a little longer to search at times as the titles are kinda vague. The Cd comes with Acrobat 6 which has a good search feature. I like that I can print the pages and throw them out if they get dirty.
#8441 of 8984 Re: Manuals and parts for Sequoia [erichk
Jan 02, 2005 (6:05 pm)
you got the manuals on cd for $24? good for you. is it a factory toyota manual/cd and what is covered in it? the complete set i have is 3 volumes worth. i have always bought the factory manual for any car i ever owned because i am a mechanic and i do all of my own car work. when i study the electronic systems in use in this truck i am not too sure i could tackle them without buying some real expensive computer equipment. hope i never have a problem of that magnitude.
#8442 of 8984 Re: Manuals and parts for Sequoia [erichk [erichk]
Jan 02, 2005 (7:48 pm)
It says on it Toyota Sequoia ESM (electronic Service Manual. Everything I looked for was there. Special service tool #'s, bolt/nut torque, disassembly step by step, full wiring schematics, etc. I bought it from same person on ebay on recommendation from members on a different site that commented on how thorough it was.
#8443 of 8984 Re: sequoia brake problem [chuck5]
Jan 03, 2005 (11:32 am)
What year and how many miles are on your Seq ?
Mine is an '01 and the brake pads were gone by 25K miles. Typical for many other Seq owners. If yours was an '01 or '02, then you may want to take advantage of the TSB on the brakes Toyota issued in 2003. I understand the brakes were fixzed for the MY2003 release. Do a search on this forum and you'll find the TSB # and more references to brake issues on the Seq.
#8444 of 8984 Re: Poll on Sequoia Reliability [oac]
Jan 03, 2005 (8:12 pm)
Nice to hear again from an "old timer" like you.
My 01 Sequoia SR5 (bought in April 2001)
Mileage: 68,000+ miles (mixed city & highway)
36,000 miles - TSB service on brakes (free)
1500 miles - Oil change to Mobil 1
Synthetic transmission fluid
Every 4-5K - Oil change (always Mobil 1)
55,000 miles - Changed to Michelin Cross Terain
Tool compartment cover keeps on falling off
Little plastic caps for seatbelts, seats, etc,
keep falling off
Sometimes tick on cold weather, but bearable.
NO, I have not done the rest of the "recommended" dealer services. My last vehicles were 7 Toyotas and a Lexus SC 300. Put in 100-180K miles in each of them. Never regreted.
Bottom line: My Seq still hums and purrs, just like DAY 1. I hope it stays the same for another 100K miles.
Jan 04, 2005 (7:02 am)
wow toyotatoys, your repair record sounds exactly like mine, right down to the tires.
I have taken mine in for the 30,60k mile service and looking at the 90K with the timing belt comming up.
My only other problem is the second door on the passenger side staying open on a slight hill. You have to hold it open with your butt. Not sure how to fix that!!