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2014 Toyota Highlander repairs by problem area

Engine (3%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (53%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (29%)

Other (6%)

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2014 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Highlander in Arizona, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

17000 mi
AC condensate drain line was installed improperly and was blocked and all AC condensate was collecting under flooring/carpet on the passenger side of the car both front and back seats. All flooring was soaked and smelly & had to be replaced. 
Toyota Highlander in Alabama, United States
Apr 2014 - Jun 2016
May 2016

34000 mi
software upgrade 
Toyota Highlander in Texas, United States
Oct 2014 - Dec 2016
Apr 2015

8300 mi
Head unit constantly reboots Coin compartment door broke 
Jun 2015

11000 mi
Sunroof kept retracting on closing.would not close, as if obstructed. 
Oct 2015

16000 mi
Rubber boot on sunroof fell off and tore. 
Dec 2015

18000 mi

US $18100
Head unit constantly freezes and reboots. Dealer states nothing can be done until they witness it. 
Feb 2016

22000 mi
Rear hatch electric struts were replaced after originals completely failed. 
Toyota Highlander in Texas, United States
Apr 2014 - Dec 2016
Feb 2015

9700 mi
Battery had a bad cell and was dead. Could not jump start so had to tow. 
Dec 2015

24000 mi
GPS/Radio Locked up repeatedly and required a hard restart each time. Became more frequent over the last 3 months 
Aug 2016

35000 mi

US $1
Discs were warped and caused the car to pulse when braking. Car did not stop as quickly as it should and was less responsive. 

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2014 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Toyota Highlander in Virginia, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2016
Nov 2015

23000 mi
Automatic rear hatch brought in to dealer twice for malfunction. After second trip, dealer replaced mechanism. Works better now, but is very slow to open and close. 
Toyota Highlander in South Carolina, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Jan 2016

33700 mi
sun roof drain tube was crimped and had been leaking for awhile into the car under the carpets. All seats and floor carpet removed, mold killed on floor, replaced headliner, carpet and drain tubes. 
Toyota Highlander in Indiana, United States
Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
Aug 2016

31300 mi

US $48
Touch screen problem, entire radio unit replaced. 
Toyota Highlander in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2014 - Dec 2016
Jan 2016

24360 mi
Headlights replaced due to manufacturing defect. Marks on the inside of both lenses. Faint now but I wasn't sure they wouldn't get worse over time. 
Feb 2016

25260 mi
Roof rail gasket shrunk, dealer replaced roof rail and gasket. 
Jul 2016

30340 mi
Head unit would lock up/reboot and lose all navigation POIs. Started happening weekly, dealer replaced head unit. 
Toyota Highlander in Texas, United States
Dec 2014 - Dec 2016
Jul 2015

16000 mi
the car keep rolling back with the parking brake Driving over 60mph rattle and side trim came off. The trim was installed from the factory incorrect and then Toyota installed it incorrect.  
Sep 2015

18000 mi
Toyota decide to take it to a body shop to fix the trim. It got fixed by the body shop four time visit. 
Dec 2015

22000 mi
Bluetooth issues and tire repair 
Jun 2016

29000 mi

US $1
again the side trim came off. second time. also the sunroof trim 
Dec 2016

38000 mi
The trim came apart again. They had to take it to a professional Body & Shop repair place. Still not right. 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
May 2014 - Dec 2015
Jan 2015

9700 mi
Problem with electric tailgate 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
Feb 2014 - Dec 2016
Dec 2015

30000 mi
Bolts that hold the struts to the window on the tailgate were starting to rust and we're repaired under warranty 
Dec 2016

43000 mi

US $850
Car needed pad and rotors 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
Feb 2014 - Dec 2016
Sep 2014

10000 mi
Entune keeps dropping Bluetooth calls. Had to get it updated to newer version @ dealer which included the fix. 
Toyota Highlander in North Carolina, United States
Mar 2014 - Jan 2017
Feb 2015

10000 mi
Radio speaker rattled 
Sep 2015

17000 mi
Rattling stereo speaker, fixed for the 3rd time in 1.5 years. Bad retainer clip. 
Dec 2015

20000 mi
Rattling speaker. This was the fourth time. 
Apr 2016

26000 mi
The radio would freeze ( not accept volume or channel changes) then cut off while driving, followed by a safety screen for the backup camera which would display for about 60 seconds. Afterwards, the radio would return to normal. 
Jan 2017

36000 mi

US $46
PCV cracked. They replaced it with a new one. 

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2014 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

231-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid CVT AWD

Toyota Highlander in Colorado, United States
Jun 2014 - Jan 2017
Jan 2015

5300 mi
Trunk power liftgate wouldn't close all the way. Replaced actuators 

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