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2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 6 official 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid recalls. Find out if your 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 4, 2013

Various warning lamps may illuminate, drivability concerns could be encountered, or the the hybrid drive system could shut down causing the vehicle to stall unexpectedly increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning late September 2013. If don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Please note: Vehicles that had their Intelligent Power Module (IPM) replaced as part of recall 11V-342 are not affected by this recall.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 9, 2011

A problem may develop with the crankshaft pulley. This could result in an abnormal noise, illumination of the Check Engine Light, and/or loss of power steering assist.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in January 2012. If you are experiencing an abnormal engine noise, illumination of the Check Engine Light, and/or loss or power steering, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2011

Due to a failure inside the hybrid drive inverter module, various dash warning lights may illuminate, drivability may be impaired, or the vehicle may stall unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Dash warning lights could display, drivability concerns could develop, or the engine could stall without warning. Please contact your Toyota or Lexus dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 24, 2011

The floor carpet cover may interfere with the accelerator pedal, causing the throttle to become stuck in a partially open position. A stuck accelerator can result in unintended vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the accelerator pedal could stick without warning. Please contact your local dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010

The load carrying capacity modification label may be missing.

This could be considered a medium priority recall; this would change to high if your vehicle is subject to carrying heavy loads. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 18, 2009

All vehicles require certain informational labels. One of these required labels indicates the load carrying capacity of the vehicle, tires, and rims. This information is important to be noted so that the vehicle does not get overloaded with weight and become unsafe to drive.

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.