2008 Toyota Highlander Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Toyota Highlander

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2008 Toyota Highlander
$
1,680
to $
3,388
2008 Toyota Highlander
$
143
to $
299
2008 Toyota Highlander
$
637
to $
1,367
2008 Toyota Highlander
$
339
to $
547
2008 Toyota Highlander
$
362
to $
776

2008 Toyota Highlander Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Hose Off of Air Filter Housing

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.

Airbag Light Due to Problematic Center Airbag Sensor

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

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Oxygen Sensor

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine. Replacing the failed oxygen sensor should correct this concern.

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2008 Toyota Highlander Questions

Check engine, vsc, traction lights all on which seems to happen occasionally but (1 answer)

they usually go off in a day or two and nothing else seems to be wrong with driving the car. This has been happening over the last year or so. Now the lights have all come on again and with it the car is idling high when you start it and after a few minutes in comes back down (not all of the way ...

Check engine, vsc, traction lights all on...seems to be slipping..HELP! (1 answer)

Back story: I bought my 08 base model highlander at a reputable lot 7 months ago. I love this vehicle! Only 72,000 miles on it. Three days after I bought it, it wouldnt start one morning after pumping gas. Car lot towed it back and replaced the battery. Everything worked fine and had no notificat...

how do i repair the lights illuminator on my 2008 toyota highlander dashboard? (1 answer)

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2008 Toyota Highlander Recalls

Seat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,

Driver's Door Power Window Switch Overheats And Melts

The driver's side power window master switch may lack enough proper lubricant to protect the sliding electrical contacts of the switch. This can cause a short circuit of the switch, leading to overheating and melting of the switch. Dealers will inspect the switches and apply lubricant to them if no abnormality is found. If a problem is found, the switch circuit board will be replaced. These inspections and repairs will be performed free of charge to resolve the concern.

Seat Heater

Southeast Toyota is recalling certain vehicles because the seat heater element may become damaged as a result of compression of the seat cushion. The damaged element could short causing burning of the seat cushion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will disconnect seat heaters with copper strand elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory to correct this concern.

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2008 Toyota Highlander Reviews

Rated
based on 2 customer reviews
excelent vehicle
This is an outstanding vehicle in nearly every way. Has a powerful V6 engine capable of passing even on hills. HVAC, suspension, etc are all well done. There are only two complaints I have, both in design. One, the wiper on the tailgate window does not flip out -- this makes it difficult to clean the entire window. Second, there is such an air vortex across the rear end while driving that ...

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