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2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Recalls

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Most Recent 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Recall

On October 22, 2015, Toyota recalled 2,000,000 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Toyota motor company (toyota) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 tundra, sequoia, corolla, corolla matrix and scion xb, 2008-2011 highlander and highlander hybrid, 2007 camry and camry hybrid, 2009 camry and camry hybrid, 2006-2011 rav4, 2006-2010 yaris, and 2009-2010 scion xd and pontiac vibe vehicles. during the manufacturing of the power window master switch (pwms), grease lubricant may have been inconsistently applied to the sliding electrical contacts.
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2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Recall Details

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 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 October 10, 2012

The power window master switch may overheat, melt, or possibly catch fire.

As of this writing, the manufactures have not released a notification schedule for this recall. If you are experiencing problems with the master window switch, 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) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 21, 2011

The airbag warning light may illuminate, and the curtain shield airbag and seat belt pretensioner could be inadvertently activated. Inadvertent activation of airbag system components can cause injury to a vehicle occupant.

Consider this a high priority recall; airbag system components could be activated unexpectedly. 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 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.