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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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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2002 Toyota Highlander engine problems

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2002 Toyota Highlander Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 082002

Highlander 6-cyl

  • miles


Consumer tried to disengage the vehicle cruise control, and was unsuccessful, vehicle continued to accelerate at a high speed when consumer attempted to apply the brakes, consumer had to turn the keys in the accessory position, and allowed the vehicle to coast to a complete stop. The dealership had been notified. Ph the dealership stated the vehicle was fine and there have been no problems since.

- Fresno, CA, USA

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