CarComplaints.com Notes: 2008 is the first year of the 2nd generation Highlander, & it may be a model year to avoid as Toyota most likely worked out some production quality issues with the new model.

The 2009 Highlander is the has far fewer complaints.

2.5

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
61,000 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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2008 Toyota Highlander AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2008 Toyota Highlander Owner Comments

problem #1

Jun 112012

Highlander

  • 61,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2008 Toyota Highlander. The contact stated that the carpet on the passenger side floorboard had become wet. The contact further inspected the vehicle and discovered that than water was leaking from the air conditioner. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for diagnosis. The dealer stated that they needed to replace the air conditioner line. The vehicle was repaired but the failure continued. The manufacturer was contacted and stated that they would follow up with the dealer. The failure mileage was 61,000 and the current mileage was 62,184.

- West Henrietta , NY, USA

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