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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
94,000 miles

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2005 Toyota Highlander body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2005 Toyota Highlander Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 262011

Highlander 6-cyl

  • 94,000 miles


My 2005 limited edition Toyota Highlander has multiple issues. The right caliber is sticking, which has caused heat and warping in the hub system and affected the ABS sensor. These will both need to be replaced at a cost of over $1000. The front struts are leaking. The largest problem is with the transmission which has some type of interior problem. It is suggested that I replace the transmission. The cost to repair this, based on what the Toyota shop said was $3400-$4600. My car has about 94,000 miles on it. The brake issues with the caliber, roters, and hub system will get replaced next week. The transmission repair will not be repaired at this time unless the Toyota goodwill petition goes through. The cost is too great.

- Fruitport, MI, USA

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