Questions tagged [highlander]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
34 views

A little horn sound when I turn the switch in on position

I did not used my Highlander 2008 for last two months, and the battery dropped. I did a few(3-4) times jump start using those gadgets like power banks and it worked. But because I didn't use the car ...
0
votes
0answers
59 views

How to open a 7/8" bolt/nut?

I am trying to open a 7/8" bolt/nut from a car strut but it didn't work with my midsize(about 12" long) Dewalt breaker barand I was affraid it would break with more pressure. I tried to find ...
0
votes
2answers
49 views

Car doesn't start, how can I make sure the problem is because of the battery?

I have a 2008 highlander. Yesterday I started the car and it was OK with no sign of weak battery. But today it didn't start. I want to know if there is any battery alarm on the dash to check if the ...
1
vote
2answers
66 views

Should I lift up both sides if I only want to change one side's strut?

I want to replace the bearing of one of my highlander's front struts. But I am not sure if it is needed to lift up and put the stands under both front sides of the vehicle to replace only one strut or ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Where this noise comes from?

Today my 2008 Toyota highlander started to make a sound like there is something like a screw inside the glove compartment and make a noise. The noise comes from the front-right side of the car. I ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How can I understand if my 2008 highlander sport has regular or sport tuned suspension? [duplicate]

I just bought a used 2008 highlander sport AWD. How can I make sure if it does have a regular or sport tuned suspension? I want to change it's front struts and don't know what exact part should I buy?
1
vote
1answer
44 views

How can I find the exact part number of a 2008 highlander strut?

I want to change the front passenger side strut of a Toyota highlander 2008 sport AWD with 130K. But I don't know what is the exact product I must buy? (Either OEM or after market). I also like to ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

2001 Toyota Highlander Limited DRL not working

I have tried the 7.5A fuse and the three relays without any success. What am I missing? What else could it be? The lightbulbs work. I’m out of ideas! They stopped working after a new battery was ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Engine problems 2001 Toyota Highlander

I have a 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0l v6 awd the motor and transmission are bad my Question is can I put a motor and transmission in that are not awd
1
vote
1answer
141 views

Car RPM reaches 3000 before speed gets to 60km/hr

I use a Toyota highlander 2003 model, The RPM is moved higher than normal to attain good car speed. What seems to be the problem? It wasn't so formally. Preciously, with steady 2000 RPM the car speed ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Vehicle not doing slow running

My highlander 2004 slow run is fine before taking for repair on the vvti cam shaft replacement.this was meant to correct the rattling or knocking sound from the engine v6. Firstly the mechanic ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Reduction in radiator water level

I just bought a 2nd hand 2005 Toyota Highlander and after taken it on a short trip, I discovered the radiator water level had gone down significantly. What could be the problem?
1
vote
0answers
195 views

2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid leaking at transmission seal -

Our 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a leak that the local Toyota dealer (in Spokane) says is at the silicone transmission seal. The shop manager indicated that they have never seen this before and ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

What extra wiring connectors are in the back? 2006 Highlander Hybrid

Today I installed a towing cable harness in my 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and I had a bit of difficulty at first because the correct connector was somewhat hidden (wrapped up in protective material)...
1
vote
2answers
20k views

Single click sound when braking. Sounds like it's coming from the front left. 2009 Toyota Highlander

Braking otherwise works fine, but I hear the click everytime I push the petal. I don't hear it if I'm in a stopped position and pump the breaks.
2
votes
0answers
277 views

2008 Highlander - need fix for rear window lift brackets

The rear window on the Highlander lifts up like a hatch back. Toyota bungled the design of the brackets that hold the pneumatic assist onto the window. Basically the brackets attach to the window with ...
1
vote
1answer
350 views

2007 Toyota Highlander GPS Navigation map no longer works

My 2007 Toyota Highlander gets the message "External system is not connected" when I push the "map" button. All other feature work on the counsel except for the gps navigation. I left the windows ...
1
vote
0answers
6k views

Maintenance Light Reset on Toyota 2015 Highlander

I recently changed my own oil and oil filter, successfully. I have a 2015 Toyota Highlander. I need to reset that annoying little maintenance light. This is the light that comes on after a preset ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

Over filled oil, drained excessive oil. But now has lost power and sputters. How to fix?

Toyota Highlander year 2000 Someone ended up putting maybe 3 quarts to much oil. Instantly blowed smoke out the back. And i drove it about a mile because of power loss. The mechanic said it was ok to ...
6
votes
1answer
1k views

Highlander Hybrid losing oil/coolant

I've received a variety of opinions regarding what may actually be wrong with my car. Here is the story so far... Sep. 2016: ~96k miles: Bought 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid from dealership. One ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Can you replace a Toyota Highlander Engine with a Nissan Xterra Engine?

Please forgive my ignorance. I have a 2003 Toyota Highlander which has a blown engine. I also have an 2002 Nissan Xterra that is not in as good body or chassis condition as the Highlander. I would ...
3
votes
1answer
312 views

2013 Toyota Highlander Snow Tires/wheels work on 2016 XLE?

We have snow tires/alloy rims for our 2013 Toyota Highlander. We're thinking of upgrading to the 2016 XLE Highlander and am wondering if we can use the same snow tires/wheels. Does anyone know?
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Toyota Highlander 2015 rattle sound at (cold) start

I just noticed a rattle/humming sound when starting my 2015 Toyota Highlander. It happened 3 times, all in the last week or so. It could be cold-related (around freezing temps). It sounds like some ...
3
votes
1answer
86 views

Door lock cover on Toyota Highlander

I have a 2010 Toyota Highlander that is missing the cover to the lock on the drivers door. Can anybody tell me the name of the part so I can find a replacement? The dealership wanted $50+ for parts ...
3
votes
6answers
6k views

Burning a lot of oil. Need tips to reduce!

I have a 2002 Toyota Highlander V6 4wd with 165,000 miles. And right now I am burning a lot of oil. About 1 quart per 300-500 miles (under normal use). Going on long trips burns an excessive amount ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Replace 2003 Highlander engine w/Avalon or Camry?

I have a 2003 Toyota Highlander, 3.0L V6, FWD, mfr 12/02, with a blown engine. My local salvage yard sold me a 2002 Avalon engine that "is exactly the same except the intake manifold". I took the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Installing a Camry engine in a Highlander

Recently bough a Toyota Highlander v6 3.0 4wd, it has an engine knock. I was wondering if I could use a Toyota Camry's engine instead of buying a new one for the Highlander. If I do this, what will be ...
4
votes
3answers
62k views

The brake pedal goes down to the floor after replacing the rear rotors and pads on my 2010 highlander

I have replaced rear brake pads and rotors on my 2010 highlander and right after I went to take the car for the test drive the brake pedal goes all the way to the floor. There is no leak anywhere. I ...