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definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
30,418 miles

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2004 Toyota Highlander windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2004 Toyota Highlander Owner Comments

problem #3

Jul 022008


  • 38,255 miles


Right passenger front row window motor stopped working for no apparent reason. This window was rarely used so it was very surprising. No longer under warranty.cost $345.36 to fix. Was fixed because of fear of not being able to exit vehicle in case of a crash. Toyota says 2004 is not part of current recall for window motors but definitely seems like the recall should be expanded because had same problem happen again on the 2nd row passenger side window motor on July 09. Suddenly stopped working for no apparent reason and again this window barely used. Could not afford to fix so it is stuck in up position. Have contacted Toyota and hoping they will expand recall to 2004 Highlanders. I hope all Toyota owners will report window motor problems and any other electrical problems to both the NHTSA and Toyota.

- Yorktown, VA, USA

problem #2

Jun 072010


  • miles
After we purchased our 2004 Highlander some months down the road the back windows would get jammed when rolled down. When rolled down they would not roll back up so we would know not to ever roll them down. It was unfortunate to accommodate the vehicle rather than vise versa and now they simply went down on their own and will not roll back up. The mistake was procrastinating years before when the problem was first noticed and not taking it right away but now that they are completely down I need to know if this is a 2004 generic defect or what is going on with my Toyota.

- Fullerton, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 102009


  • 53,000 miles
The passenger windows on my Toyota Highlander have come off the tracks for the second time in two years.

- Lexington, MA, USA

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