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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Highlander
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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
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2012 Toyota Highlander vs. 2012 Dodge Durango: Which One Should I Buy?
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Car not starting on last night but this morning starting no problem. And battery light was on.
I would suggest having the alternator checked to determine if it is receiving the proper amount of voltage from something called the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator regulates the charging voltage that the alternator produces, keeping it between 13.5 and...
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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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When I turn off my car the check engine light comes on, ABS, and Brake light on, but when the car on they go away
It is possible that there's a short in your instrument cluster somewhere causing these lights to illuminate. It is also possible that there could be a malfunction in your ignition switch. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a...
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I turn AC on and battery, ABS, airbag and other warning lights appear. Turn off AC, lights turn off. '07 Toyota Highlander.
Hi there. Usually when you turn on a mechanical system and it triggers multiple warning lights, it's due to an electrical glitch. Whether it's safe to continue driving your car or not would depend on whether or not the vehicle...
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I just had a fuel injection cleaning done. Does my check engine light stay on a bit 2011 Highlander
As you may know, after cleaning or replacing the throttle body your car needs to go through a "re-learning" process to bring the idle back down. Try doing the following which should bring the idle back down to a normal...
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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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All dashboard light on a Higlander 08 came on and stay on while driving why?
This may be related to an electrical short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working...
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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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My 2008 Highlander started to overheat today. There was little coolant so I added some 50/50 and suspected the cooling fan is not
If you disconnect sensors while the engine is running, or turn on the key after disconnecting something, you will likely get a Check Engine Light. The Electronic Control Unit sees the disconnection as a faulty sensor. It then stores a...
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My car doesnt work properly in reverse
This may be caused by sludge buildup in the transmission if the fluid has not been changed in a long time. When this happens, this may also cause the shift solenoids to malfunction, which will directly result in the improper...
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Car won't start after new battery
Hi Kathia. In situations like you are describing, there are most likely multiple issues that combined together are causing this problem. Although the battery is vital to start the vehicle and power accessories when the engine is not started, once...
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CV axle 2008 Toyota Highlander changed 2 weeks ago, LOUD grinding when I turn corners or stop fast.
The axle is held within the transmission output shaft by a circlip and it is easy to determine if that clip is securely in place. When you attempt to pull the axle out (pull on the inward most metal axle...
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i just changed the battery on my toyota highlander, and now my eps light is on and i cant start the car. have i done something by
"New" batteries are not always fully charged at time of sale. The first thing to do is make sure the battery is fully charged. Re-check the battery post terminal connections, too. They must be clean and tight. There is a...
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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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I want to know if it’s wise to take my car on a road trip.
Hi Matthew. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, without knowing the current condition of your car or whether you've completed routine service as recommended, it's hard to tell you if this trip would be fine. Generally speaking, as long as...
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relay clicking behind dash repeatedly, transmission not downshifting and now car will not start anymore. 2001 highlander.
If the transmission neutral start switch were in the faulty relay circuit, that could cause a no start condition. Faulty shift solenoids would not cause a no start. Your lowest cost option will be a mobile diagnostic and repair. If...
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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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