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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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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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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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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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How long does a new 02 sensor need to be in the car before it will fix the problem?
The effect of any part replacement on a vehicle is immediate, excepting cases where the PCM has to re-learn certain operating parameters. In any event, the oxygen sensor is not the most common cause of individual cylinder misfiring. Oxygen sensors...
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2001 Toyota Highlander been sitting a while. Had to jump start it and when we started, it over revs just under red on the dial.
Hi there. Usually a problem like this is caused by an idle control valve that is stuck open or throttle body that is damaged. It's also possible that the throttle control is stuck and needs to be repaired or a...
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I just purchased a 2009 Highlander Limited and am now hearing a metal on metal sound when braking. does this mean a total Brake jo
Hi there. Although metal-to-metal grinding is common with brake pads grinding on the rotor, it's also common with wheel bearing problems. Before you have repairs completed, it would be best to have one of our professional mobile mechanics come to...
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Replace evaporter,expansion valve,condenser
Hi there. To request a price estimate for these services, please start by clicking this link to the AC condenser replacement page. Once you click the Get a Quote button, and enter your vehicle data and location, you'll want to...
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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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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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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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Car had codes for two misses in coils. Replaced all but two spark plugs and coils. However my car loses power going up hill.
There are a number of things that can cause a misfire code besides an ignition coil. There could be air leaks, injector problems, or even a mechanical malfunction in the engine. But if you are not seeing a Check engine...
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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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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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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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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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