2006 Toyota Highlander Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Toyota Highlander

2006 Toyota Highlander Problems

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

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.

I recently got my tires rotated at Costco and after driving about 5 miles the tire inflation light came on. After a several day saga and many trips to Costco I was informed by Toyota that this is a "known issue". The fix is relatively easy to do yourself. You have to hold the reset button under the steering wheel while driving straight forward (in a parking lot or safe location with no traffic) for approximately 30 seconds. If you call Toy...

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2006 Toyota Highlander Questions

I had a tune up on my 2006 Toyota Highlander LE 2wd at about 120,000 miles. It has been kept up to date on oil changes with synthetic oil and has been a great vehicle with no real problems. Immediately after the tune up (with the iridium plugs), my gas mileage was about 18.4 mpg (and remained the...

Have had 3 alternators installed,last one from Toyota,exact relacement of original,light still comes off and on while driving. Car is operating fine,starting,etc.

Engine light on, instead of replacing catly. conver. can you do feul injection serv, engine decarb, chem in tank and adaptors for both rea O2s?

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2006 Toyota Highlander Recalls

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.

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.

Southeast Toyota is recalling 2005–2011 models for failing to comply with federal safety standards on tire selection and rims. Affected models were sold without the proper load-carrying capacity modification labels, which may cause the driver to overload the vehicle, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers will mail the correct labels to the customer or install the label free of charge.

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2006 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Bought the Highlander new in 2006. This is my 5th and final Toyota prduct. Trim and interior has been falling apart on this since the 2nd year and dealership refused to handle under warranty. Engine has vibrated since after 1st year and dealership stated it was normal; my ass. Now the waterpump bearing is out at just over 60 k and they are refusing warranty wanting 474.00 parts and labor to...

About the Highlander V6 3.3 Liter, 4WD. Pros: powerful engine, good brakes. Cons: not really 7 passengers Toyota SUV

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