Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2001 Toyota Highlander engine problems

engine problem

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2001 Toyota Highlander Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 042004

Highlander 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 25,000 miles


The contact owns a 2001 Toyota Highlander. While traveling at 35 mph the vehicle had suddenly accelerated without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealership where the contact was informed that the failure could not be serviced. The failure mileage was 25,000. Updated 04/27/10. The consumer stated she had to pull the accelerator pedal up, which was stuck. Updated 06/25/10.

- Victor, NY, USA

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