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2005 Toyota Highlander

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2005 Toyota Highlander Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

A problematic center airbag sensor can cause the airbag malfunction light to illuminate.

Engine -- Verified

When changing the air filter, it is easy to knock off a hose on the air filter housing, which is part of the emission control system. If the vehicle is driven with this hose disconnected, the Check Engine Light will illuminate.

2005 Toyota Highlander Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., May 27, 2010

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These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.

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Body, Interior & Misc., February 24, 2011

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The floor carpet cover may interfere with the accelerator pedal if its forward retention clip is not installed properly. As a result, the throttle can become stuck in a partially open position, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the carpet cover with a newly designed one. No owner notification schedule has been provided at this time.

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Drive Train, July 24, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND HYBRID VEHICLES, THE TWO RETAINING CLIPS FOR THE DRIVER'S SIDE FORWARD CENTER CONSOLE CAN BECOME LOOSE. IF BOTH CLIPS SEPARATE FROM THE FLOOR CARPET COVER, THE COVER MAY LEAN TOWARD THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, CAUSING INTERFERENCE WITH THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD.

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Engine, November 9, 2011

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The amount of adhesive applied between the inner and outer parts of the crankshaft pulley may be inadequate. If this is the case, the outer ring may become misaligned and/or not properly rotate with the inner ring, causing an abnormal noise and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. In some cases, the power steering belt could come off resulting in a loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the crankshaft pulley and replace it if necessary.

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2005 Toyota Highlander Questions and Answers

funtastic, 2005 Toyota Highlander, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Kissimmee, FL

3 lights came on the dash board.
check engine
track on
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I took it to Cental Toy. in Orlando
They said I needed a purge valve, they didn't have the part in stock, therefore the cleanout...

marsdriver, 2005 Toyota Highlander, 3.3L V6, Carmichael, CA

Looking to replace the air filter myself. Do I need tools? Should I disconnect any hoses?

ToyotaGrams, 2005 Toyota Highlander, 3.3L V6, El Dorado Hills, CA

we purchased this vehicle last year-there was water in the headlight and the salesman said "that is normal fro the pressure wash" I has since hand washed this car and still get water in ...

svorps, 2005 Toyota Highlander, Omak, WA

Looking into buying this vehicle at Toyota lot. Salesman says it's a 4WD, but yet it has no buttons to engage it into 4WD. Anyone know if this is really a 4WD and does it perform like a regula...

svorps, 2005 Toyota Highlander, Omak, WA

Anyone out there with a 2005 Toyota Highlander 4D who can give me a review?

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2005 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Six years old with about 90K. Very reliable and still drives like new.

Had to change the battery, timing belt, and a few belts.

Best vehicle ever purchased.

Bought new in 2005. Have 132,000 mi and other than servicing , one battery (small one) and one headlamp.... not a bit of trouble. Even haul the boat with it. Its dependable, safe and stylish.

Bought in Feb 2005 now have 234,789 miles on it. Still looks and drives like new. Should not be rated for 7 passengers not enough. room

60k on the car now, was new in June 2005. Looks and runs like new.

great car have not had any problems with it. It is just now beginning to need repairs.

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