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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Highlander
While the original Highlander was more of a wagon than an SUV, the 2012 Toyota Highlander is an entirely different beast. It’s large enough to compete with the cargo and passenger capacity of...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
You’re likely already familiar with the much-celebrated Toyota Highlander, but did you know that Toyota has actually offered a hybrid version of everyone’s favorite crossover SUV since 2006? The 2012 Toyota Highlander...
2012 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2012 Toyota Highlander: Which One Should I Buy?
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2012 Toyota Highlander vs. 2012 Dodge Durango: Which One Should I Buy?
Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are a fun class of vehicle: not only are they great for carpools and moving around friends and family, but you can also get them off-road and just get dirty and have fun with...

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I filled up the windshield washer fluid to the fill line and it's not coming out now; how do I get it to flow through?
Hi there. There are three individual components that comprise the windshield washer system that can be broken or damaged to cause the issue you’re having on your 2001 Toyota. The first and most common is that the windshield wiper spray...
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my overflow tank is full and if i add more water to my radiator where will that water go?
To begin with: you don't want to put straight water into your cooling system. You need to use a 50% mixture of water and anti freeze. You put it in at the radiator cap. Start with the engine cold and...
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The code reader for my engine light says P0306P. What does the second P mean?
The P means powertrain. The second P is not normal and may just be the scanner you are using. This vehicle does not use the second letter P. I would disregard it. As far as the P0306 it indicates a...
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I have a 2010 Toyota Highlander and it’s making a rattling sound under the hood. It’s louder when idle. What could this be?
Louder at idle is a concern. At idle, oil pressure is at its lowest which particularly impacts the valve train. If the issue is not "within" the engine, other possibilities are the circuit of accessories that are driven by the...
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2004 Toyota Highlander 4wd, 6 cyl: Does the engine need to be removed to replace the front lower control arm bushings?
Although some service manuals do refer to engine removal, that advice is in error. So long as the engine is properly and safely supported, the lower control arms can be readily removed. The bushings on these arms are not separately...
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Is it possible to fix a clogged catalytic converter without replacing it?
Hi there. In general, there is not an effective way to clean a clogged catalytic converter. There are several aftermarket products that claim to do so, but they typically cause more issues with fuel system components that I would never...
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Would an engine problem cause my slip indicator to come on in my 2010 Toyota Highlander
Hello. It sounds like you have two different issues going on. The slip indicator will come on when there is a traction control issue or when there is a malfunction in the system. Most of the time this is caused...
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I just replaced my alternator in my Toyota. My car starts up fine but I notice when I’m driving that out of no where I push the
Hi Kyle. Thanks for contacting us today. I'm not sure whether or not the alternator replacement has anything to do with this symptom. However, it is possible that during the removal, an electrical fault may have disabled a transmission speed...
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How long will it take to replace the v-belt.
Hi there. By V belt, I assume you're referring to the serpentine belt for your Toyota Highlander. In order to receive a price quote and time estimate, we need you to click this link then select the Get a Quote...
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2013 Toyota Highlander making a lot of noise from waterpump, and I'd like to know to expect in terms of repairs.
The engine has to be removed in order to replace the water pump on this engine. The labor just for the water pump is 13 hours. This does not include diagnosis or additional repairs needed like thermostat or any other...
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A warning light saying “VSC OFF” has lit up on my dashboard and I don’t know what that means. Is it dangerous?
Hi Jessie. Thanks for contacting us today. The VSC light stands for the vehicle stability control system. If the VSC light came on, then you may have an issue with one of the speed sensors causing the system to engage....
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2005 Highlander codes p0171 o174
Several things may cause code P0171 and P0174 to be triggered. As the codes indicate, there is a lean fuel condition present, which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a vacuum leak. When...
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System too lean bank 1
Hi There, Typically, a lean fuel condition will produce DTC code P0171, which indicates a lean fuel condition often times associated with "bank 1 or 2 too lean" as you have indicated. A number of things may cause code P0171...
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knock sensor replacement cost
Hi Elizabeth. Thanks for contacting us today. I've forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department so they can determine if we're able to replace the knock sensor of your 2002 Toyota Highlander. They should be contacting you via...
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The back of my car has dropped, what could be wrong?
Hi Julissa. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several rear suspension components that could possibly be damaged on your Highlander. I'm not sure if your particular Highlander comes with an air-ride suspension, but if it does, an airbag failure...
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turn off lock horn 08 highlander
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are both ways to lower the volume and turn off the audible alert that sounds when you lock and unlock the car. They both have their own procedure that is available in the...
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What does it mean when your check engine / VSC lights are on?
If the check engine light is flashing, you need to stop driving the car. The check engine light will come on steady if the engine controller has detected a fault in the engine management system. It will flash if the...
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My Highlander is making a "whub whub" sound.
What you are describing sounds like a wheel bearing that may be starting to fail. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface...
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Q: Battery light
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a charging problem that may be a result of a faulty alternator or voltage regulator. You may have a failing voltage regulator that could be allowing the alternator to supply too much...
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2012 toyota highlander limited: Alarm often goes off without reason, even when I am in the car with the keys.
Load test the vehicle battery. Sometimes when a battery is on the verge of failure, the resulting voltage drop "fools" the vehicle alarm system as this voltage drop is interpreted by the computer as tampering. If the battery passes the...

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