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 ProblemsAirbag Light Due to Problematic Center Airbag Sensor
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.
On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one fails in order to prevent return trips to the repair shop.
2008 Toyota Highlander Questionshow do i repair the lights illuminator on my 2008 toyota highlander dashboard? (1 answer)
Refrigerant is ok.
Compressor is working good.
Compressor fails to cool, and I think the problem could be electrical.
Controls are ok too.
Would appreciate any feedback thank you!
What is an intermediate shaft and how important is it to me fixed and now difficult and evpencive.
2008 Toyota Highlander Sport
2008 Toyota Highlander RecallsSeat 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,
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.
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.