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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
70,000 miles

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2004 Toyota Highlander drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2004 Toyota Highlander Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 062008


  • 70,000 miles


I have a 2004 Toyota Highlander with approximately 70K miles. For the second time the wheel bearings have failed on the vehicle. I spoke with Toyota and they do not believe it is a safety issue even though this is a know issue (all over the web). I believe anything related to the drivable/steering is a safety issue and Toyota should further investigate the failures.

- Grafton, MA, USA

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