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Toyota Highlander Problems

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Most Common Toyota Highlander Problems

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.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working.
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2 Known Toyota Highlander Electrical & Lights Problems

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2 Known Toyota Highlander Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Toyota Highlander years 2003, 2002, and 2001 are the most likely to experience problems.
2003 Toyota Highlander
2002 Toyota Highlander
2001 Toyota Highlander
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