2003 Toyota Sequoia SR5 Rwd 4dr SUV (4.7L 8cyl 4A)
I have a 2003 Toyota Sequoia, bought it
new and at approx 8,000 miles it now
has a pecking noise in the engine. I
have had it back to the dealership
several times and they tell me that it
is a design flaw in the engine
called "PISTON SLAP". It sounds like a
diesel engine. Have contacted
California with no success. Does Toyota
really stand behind their products?
What a feeling to ride in a pecking
$40,000 vehicle. Their response is you
still have a lot of warranty left. If
it started pecking a approx 8,000 miles
and still doing it at 13,000 miles by
the time it has 50,000 miles it will be
I really love my Sequoia! If I were
going to purchase a new vehicle
tomorrow I would'd buy a Sequoia
because of this. Whats going to happen
when the warranty runs out!
You can't tell me that Toyota can't fix
this problem. If so then they need to
put this in their reviews. There is
nothing about it any where.
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