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2007 Toyota Highlander repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (5%)

Brakes and Traction Control (24%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

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 (20%)

$500 - $999 (29%)

$100 - $499 (26%)

< $100 (26%)

Chart based on 35 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 Virginia, United States
Feb 2015 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

145000 mi

US $675
Suspension bearing making noise when turning. Replaces front coilovers. 
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 New Jersey, United States
Sep 2013 - Dec 2016
Oct 2013

96700 mi

US $760
Noise/ replaced rear wheel bearing 
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

US $750
Right Rear Caliper was frozen an inoperable. Both Rear Brakes, Rotors and Calipers Replaced. 
Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Aug 2011 - Jan 2017
Oct 2013

85700 mi
Required replacement of timing chain at 90K miles. 
Jan 2016

91700 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

110700 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. 
Toyota Highlander in Rhode Island, United States
Jan 2013 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

145700 mi

US $2000
Replaced calipers and rotors in front wheels 
Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Jun 2010 - Sep 2017
Jan 2014

147200 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. 
Aug 2014

140000 mi

US $1200
Steel drain plug had been over torqued, stripped threads from aluminum oil pan. Oil pan replaced. 

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid CVT FWD

Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Feb 2017 - Sep 2017
Mar 2017

203000 mi
Hybrid inverter transistor replacement They recommended the timing belt and water pump be replaced along with leaking cam and crank seals (11 hrs labor). The tech showed me the covers were sprayed with oil inside from the cam seals leaking. 
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. 
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 Texas, United States
Apr 2013 - Sep 2017
Jul 2013

101700 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 

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid CVT AWD

Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2017
Jan 2017 Window off track 
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 Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2016 - Nov 2016
Jul 2016

130800 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 Kentucky, United States
Jun 2010 - Mar 2017
Apr 2011

51000 mi

US $25
Nov 2012

69700 mi

US $517
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 $1400

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2007 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

155-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Toyota Highlander in Ohio, United States
Jan 2012 - Sep 2017
Mar 2017

121000 mi

US $312
Alternator bearing wearing out. Alternator replaced. 
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 New York, United States
Nov 2014 - Jul 2017
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. 
Toyota Highlander in Illinois, United States
Dec 2014 - Feb 2017
Jul 2015

112700 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. 

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