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Toyota Highlander Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 31 Toyota Highlander recalls between 2001 and 2016. Learn if your Toyota Highlander is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 24, 2016

The warning that alerts the driver that the brake fluid is low may not work properly. This could result in operation of the vehicle with low brake fluid, which can decrease braking performance and result in a crash.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 9, 2016

After installing accessories, the vehicle load carrying capacity may be incorrect on the vehicle certification label. This could result in overloading the vehicle inadvertently, resulting in a crash.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2016

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements in the front seats may short circuit if they are damaged by the seat cushion being compressed over time. This could result in a fire hazard.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 22, 2015

The driver's side power window master switch may overheat and melt, causing a possible fire hazard.

Recalls on your General Motors, Toyota or Scion vehicle must be performed by a General Motors, Toyota or Scion dealership, respectively. General Motors, Toyota and Scion will notify their respective owners of affected vehicles in December 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of the respective manufacturer dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 13, 2015

The electric power steering can fail, which would result in extra steering effort.

Toyota began notifying owners of affected vehicles in April 2015. If you notice abnormal steering effort, or wish to see if your vehicle is included in the program, please contact your dealership. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 19, 2014

The seat heater may not work because of a damaged heating element.

Southest Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning December 24, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 19, 2014

Fuel may leak from a fuel line in the engine compartment, causing a fire risk.

Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 22, 2014

The second row right hand seat may not properly lock into position in the seat track. This can cause the seat to move unexpectedly, resulting in occupant injury.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota began notifying known owners of affected vehicles in July, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 22, 2014

In an accident, the passenger front seat belt may not not secure an adult passenger fully enough because software may limit the force of the restraint to apply to smaller occupants. This can increase risk of injury.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota began notifying known owners of affected vehicles in June, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 9, 2014

The driver's front airbag may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash.

Toyota will send owners of their vehicles an interim notification beginning in April 2014, a second letter will be send when parts become available. As of the writing, General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.