2010 Toyota Highlander Repair and Maintenance
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2010 Toyota Highlander ProblemsCheck 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.
A problematic center airbag sensor can cause the airbag malfunction light to illuminate.
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.
2010 Toyota Highlander QuestionsThere is a low level noise when braking (about 330 Hz) (2 answers)
The noise is more of a "whine" - fairly quiet - and only when the car is actually moving forward while the brake is applied - noise is never heard while backing up with the brake applied. The frequency of the noise varies a bit but centers around 330 Hz. Noise is heard when braking at v...
why does the wiper stop - with open window the motor seems to run ok and I have lubricated the heck out of the wiper shaft
is there a way to override this
2010 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.