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2007 Toyota Highlander repairs by problem area

Engine (21%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (37%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (11%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 38 repairs.
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2007 Toyota Highlander repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (30%)

$500 - $999 (35%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (4%)

Chart based on 23 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Toyota Highlander

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Toyota Highlander in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Oct 2011
Oct 2011

62000 mi

C $1400
Squeaks from wheel while moving 

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Highlander in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2012 - Apr 2014
Nov 2012

131700 mi

US $63
The rear brakes. 
Toyota Highlander in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2010 - Jul 2013
Jul 2012

117000 mi

US $300
replaced lower control arms 

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

215-horsepower 3.3L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Jun 2010 - Dec 2016
Jan 2014

135500 mi

US $755
Car exhibited intermittent vibrations at various speeds. Car was sometimes reluctant to move forward in idle on flat surface or slight incline. Driver caliper found to be sticking. Caliper/rotor replaced. 
Apr 2014

138300 mi

US $700
Rear caliper frozen/sticking. Replaced rear calipers, pads, and rotors. 
Toyota Highlander in Massachusetts, United States
Nov 2015 - Jan 2016
Nov 2015

93000 mi
Sunroof drainhose blocked Repair Shop blew air through hose and washed out the blockage. No Charge for Repairs. 
Jan 2016

95000 mi

US $750
Right Rear Caliper was frozen an inoperable. Both Rear Brakes, Rotors and Calipers Replaced. 
Toyota Highlander in Rhode Island, United States
Jan 2013 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

146300 mi

US $2000
Replaced calipers and rotors in front wheels 
Toyota Highlander in New Jersey, United States
Sep 2013 - Dec 2016
Oct 2013

97300 mi

US $760
Noise/ replaced rear wheel bearing 
Mar 2016

141000 mi

US $400
Front brakes 
Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Jan 2017
Oct 2013

86000 mi
Required replacement of timing chain at 90K miles. 
Jan 2016

106700 mi

US $476
Struts and shocks no longer have initial bump resistance and shock absorption is declined, so time to replace with KYB units front and rear, new cartridge strut towers in front also. 
Jul 2016

111300 mi
Passenger side windshield wiper does not spray. 
Sep 2016

114000 mi
Right front passenger side CV axle making a clanking noise. Fixed windshield wiper jet nozzle by replacing wirh new dealer part. 
Dec 2016

122000 mi

US $150
Stereo head unit losing power, especially on hot days rhe sound is less than volume know setting and muddy = amplifier is going bad. 

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid CVT FWD

Toyota Highlander in Texas, United States
Apr 2013 - Feb 2016
Jul 2013

102300 mi

US $300
Radiator's plastic tank (passenger side) cracked o. Radiator replaced. 
Oct 2013

105000 mi
dried coolant found around the water pump seal. replaced water pump 
Toyota Highlander in Georgia, United States
Jun 2010 - Sep 2013
May 2013

68000 mi

US $965
water pump leak. Replaced pump and damaged timing belt. 
Toyota Highlander in New Mexico, United States
Dec 2014 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

63000 mi
The driver's side sun visor had lost its "grip" and would not hold when I tried to fold it up out of sight. 

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid CVT AWD

Toyota Highlander in Kentucky, United States
Jun 2010 - Dec 2016
Apr 2011

51000 mi

US $25
CAR WOULD NOT START AFTER MAJOR RAIN STORM. CAR TAKEN TO DEALER WHERE CAR STARTED EASILY AND PROBLEM NOT DIAGNOSED WITH ALL TESTING NEGATIVE. 
Nov 2012

69500 mi

US $517
Brakes worn, tires soft (20#) which affected the steering GPS became unreliable and diagnosis was damaged Data DVD which was replaced 
Nov 2014

88000 mi

US $1581
Coils (2) quit, replaced timing belt and water pump at same time 
Sep 2015

93000 mi

US $780
Replacement of rear brakes, rotors & calipers 
Feb 2016

96000 mi

US $3000
Rear brakes repaired 6 mo ago but still causing noise and problems tHE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM WAS REPAIRED/REPLACED AND SOMETHING ELSE WAS DONE (I DON'T KNOW WHAT HE SAID). 
Toyota Highlander in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2016 - Nov 2016
Jul 2016

131300 mi

US $1000
Mechanic noticed that boots on left front axle were torn. He tried to pull axle apart to clean and grease, but was unable to. Hybrid axles are different than standard. Ended up getting new axle from dealer. 
Nov 2016

135000 mi

US $100
Left rear brake backer plate was bent and rubbing on something moving. They removed it. They told me that putting a new one back on will be expensive. 
Toyota Highlander in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Oct 2010

21000 mi

US $500
Wheel bearing noise was the Front Left Bearing - replaced under factory extended warranty, but dealer said it wouldn't have been covered if it was a rear bearing. 
Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Jun 2015 - Jan 2017
Jan 2017

112000 mi
Window off track 

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Highlander in North Carolina, United States
Jul 2012 - Jun 2016
Mar 2016

147000 mi

US $475
Catalytic converter failed -- replaced. Alternator failed -- replaced. 
Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Mar 2012 - Mar 2013
Mar 2013

101000 mi

US $700
Front struts replaced and rear brake job completed 
Toyota Highlander in Illinois, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2016
Dec 2014

105000 mi
Noise from front brakes. Adjusted and cleaned brakes. 
Jul 2015

113300 mi

US $167
Noise in front brakes, replaced left front caliper, adjusted brakes. 
Mar 2016

124000 mi

US $225
Car was loosing power and battery light came on dash, eventually lost power. Replaced the battery which was in older anyway to avoid a tow, drove to mechanic and replaced the alternator with aftermarket part. 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
Nov 2014 - Sep 2016
Dec 2014

112000 mi

US $1000
Car wouldn't turn over, or was intermittently turning over. Claimed the dead battery had messed up throttle control valve (whatever that means) Replaced it. All I know is the car starts now. 

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2007 Toyota Highlander Repair Histories

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