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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Highlander
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2012 Toyota Highlander vs. 2012 Dodge Durango: Which One Should I Buy?
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my car gearbox fluid is low, what should I do should I bring it or I can't drive it thanks
Hello. You should definitely not drive your car when the transmission gear box oil is low as this could cause major damage. In this situation, I would have an expert come to your vehicle to have it diagnosed and repaired....
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I feel a shimmy on the brake pedal a bit when I brake at high speeds. Does this mean the brakes should be changed?
Usually when the steering wheel shakes during braking, it is caused by a warped rotor or drum. It could also be that there is fluid leaking onto the brakes and it causes them to grab intermittently. A brake inspection will...
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Keyless Entry Security system problem
Hi, thanks for writing in. This is likely related to the anti-theft system in the car going into safe mode. This can be caused for a variety of reasons such as dead or weak battery or a short in the...
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Where is the abs brake sensor located on the vehicle
Hello. If you are referring to the ABS wheel speed sensors then they will be located on the wheel hubs of the vehicle, front and rear. You will have to determine which sensor is faulty, as the vehicle is equipped...
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A 2002 Toyota Highlander how many catalytic converters does it have?
Depending on the options your car came with from the factory (single exhaust or dual exhaust), your car should have one or two catalytic converters. I would recommend having a certified expert, like one from YouMechanic, come to your home...
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My car will only turn on when my foot is on the gas but turns off when its not
Hey there. This could be from a couple of potential problems. Your car has what is called a throttle position sensor which monitors the position of your foot on the gas pedal and relays this to the computer which then...
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How is the ABS sensor related to the driver side rear axle?
The speed sensor is important to all of the systems listed. The tire pressure system in your vehicle is a common basic type system. It uses the ABS sensor to measure the diameter of the tire. A tire with low...
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will an open door light left on (in dash) cause battery to totally discharge over 4 days?
It is common for the battery to die if a door was left cracked for several days. When the door is left open, the car does not go into its sleep shutdown mode and some of the interior lights stay...
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How many belts & timing belt
This depends on which engine your car is equipped with. For your 2007 Toyota Highlander, there were two options: Highlanders manufactured from 2001 to 2007 with a V6 engine require a new belt every 60k miles. Secondly, 4-cylinder...
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I have 2009 Toyota Highlander, LIMITED.
Since you recently did some work on the driveshaft, I would first suspect there was a problem as a result of the installation process. Before you begin taking the wheel off for inspection, I would connect a scanner to retrieve...
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Car is grinding after driving a distance but nothing wrong with brakes ?
Hi there. It sounds like it could either axle or wheel bearing related. Low lubricant in either of these can create what your experiencing once heated up during use. A visual inspection of the axle boots may help in identifying...
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Car shut down and will not start. Warning lights are on - 2006 Toyota Highlander
Hello. From what you describe, it would appear that your vehicle is having some sort of electrical issues. The "Generator Inverter Performance" warning comes on when the computer detects an issue with the vehicle's electrical generator inverter. The generator inverter...
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Need to know what to do with these codes generated
All the generated codes will need further inspection from a mechanic. The P0300, P0301, and P0305 are all misfires in the engine and could also cause some of the additional codes. You will need to have a diagnostics done and...
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passenger side engine motor mount
Motor mounts are evaluated by on the basis of excessive engine movement on acceleration and also physical condition which would include rubber segments out of position, cracks, and deterioration, typically softening, due to engine oil contamination. In addition, some mounts...
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I have 2008 toyota highlander with vsc/trac off check engine light. I took to the shop and get the diagnostic. They are saying it
Hello - the first task is to determine what problem codes are causing the Check Engine light to be on. The VSC/Traction Control messages would be related to a wheel speed sensor, ABS module or brake light issue - not...
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my power syeRing belt broke I drove it home anyways and it over heated and won't start back up. do I just nead fix the power stear
Hi there. Unfortunately, just replacing the power steering belt will not correct, the no start condition. Overheating the engine, may have caused a catastrophic and expensive repair. Assuming, the engine turns over (cranks) would be encouraging. The next step, to...
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Engine ran for 4 minutes with no oil
Depending on the severity of the heat damage, this may cause bearings to be damaged or destroyed which will ultimately cause many other parts to fail. If this is something that the dealership is responsible for, I would recommend having...
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Changing odometers from displaying kilometers to miles
Hi there, thanks for writing in. All you need to do is just press the trip button on and hold it then you will see that the odometer will switch back and forth on the speedometer from metric to standard...
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What if i pay for mechanic to come to my home and check out car and they determine my regulator is faulty? Do they order and repla
Hi...yes, once the Mechanic completes a diagnosis of a non functioning window and explains to you what has happened in terms of the failure, any required parts, such as a regulator can be ordered once you authorize a repair. If...
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Please, I need to purchase avery good scanning OBDII Tool to make use of
Hi there: If you're looking for a great code scanner that will give you multiple scanning and diagnostic services, the Snap On Versus 2 is a great one to consider. This article will give you a few ideas as to...

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