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2015 Toyota Highlander repairs by problem area

Engine (9%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (7%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (53%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (9%)

Chart based on 43 repairs.
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2015 Toyota Highlander repair cost distribution

$2500+ (3%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (9%)

$100 - $499 (21%)

< $100 (68%)

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Chart based on 34 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

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

Toyota Highlander in Florida, United States
Sep 2016 - Jul 2018
Sep 2017

32000 mi
Window motor malfunction. 
Toyota Highlander in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2016

11700 mi

US $100
Bad smell from air vents 
Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

11000 mi

US $135
Car would not start, after repeated jumpstarts, determined battery needed to be replaced. 
Mar 2018

24500 mi
Driver's door power window was making a strange sound when closing. Dealer replaced power window motor under warranty. 
Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

2100 mi
cigarette ligher didnt have power. 
Toyota Highlander in Alabama, United States
Nov 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

28000 mi
fuel gauge and odometer worked sometimes and not others 2 days in a row. took it in to dealer they ordered part should get back tomorrow. 
Toyota Highlander in Ohio, United States
Sep 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

42000 mi

US $160
Cell in battery went bad. Basic warranty was over and it was not covered. 
Toyota Highlander in Hawaii, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

3200 mi
A/C not functioning due to low refrigerant. No leak could be found. System recharged. 
Mar 2017

5000 mi
Found leak in AC expansion valve. Ordered part. 
Apr 2017

5000 mi
Install AC expansion valve. 
Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Sep 2014 - Dec 2018
Feb 2017

24000 mi
Front Doors Lock actuator replaced 
Toyota Highlander in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

58000 mi

US $100
Rubber window trim came out of door frame when window rolled down. Dealer replaced for labor cost only 
May 2018

85000 mi

US $450
Passenger door lock switch failed 

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2015 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

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

Toyota Highlander in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

36580 mi
water pump gone 
Jan 2018

41540 mi

C $600
pads and drums for front wheels worn out 
Toyota Highlander in Arizona, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

24000 mi
Battery died; replaced under warranty 
Toyota Highlander in Oregon, United States
Apr 2015 - Sep 2018
Jan 2018

55000 mi

US $850
Right rear wheel bearing failed. Loud humming noise during driving. Replace under warranty at 55,000 miles. Right rear brake caliper was stuck. Inside pad worn down to ~ 0mm, outside pad still at 6mm 
Toyota Highlander in Quebec, Canada
Nov 2014 - Nov 2018
Nov 2018

34100 mi

C $500
Rear caliper 
Toyota Highlander in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

29450 mi
car engine not turning over 
May 2018

32860 mi
door panel wrinkled discoloured 
Toyota Highlander in Colorado, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2018

43000 mi

US $445
Coil Spring replacement 
Toyota Highlander in Virginia, United States
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

28500 mi
Replaced driver's seat cushion. 
Toyota Highlander in Quebec, Canada
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2017

13020 mi

C $175
Car would not start, battery was dead. I call the dealer and did not requirer an appointment drop in the next day after I boosted my car with another battery. They replace it at no charge. 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
Nov 2014 - Jun 2018
Dec 2016

29000 mi
Noticed water in driver side tail light. Dealer order new part under warranty. Waiting for part to come in. 
Mar 2018

46000 mi
The left tail light was half filled with water. Was worried that it would short out. Dealer said it was out of warranty. I told him it was a common problem with these cars. He laughed and said I would have to pay for the tail light and installation. 
Toyota Highlander in Arkansas, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2016
Nov 2015

12000 mi
The cruise control light on the knob went out. 
Dec 2015

15000 mi
The driver side window makes a squeaking noise when being rolled up. 
Nov 2016

26900 mi
Window strip on driver side began rubbing against the window after being repaired. Would have needed repair again, had I kept the vehicle. 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
May 2015

4000 mi
Heater is erratic in behavior temp control takes 30 minutes to stabilize. A/c controls normal Door locks do not always respond to key fob and unlock, rear hatch get stuck in open position requires manual closing (this SUV is not made for manual closing have to overcome the force of the actuator) 
Toyota Highlander in Alberta, Canada
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

19840 mi
The settings for bass and treble would keep resetting to default in a day or two, Toyota updated the software and all is well.  Also had a squeak in the drivers door card, they removed and added a sound deadening kit, this took care if it. 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

10000 mi
Battery needed replacement after just 9000 miles and 23 month's 
Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2017
May 2015 AWD system warning light came on and disabled AWD system. Dealer cleared the code, and couldn't reproduce error. They believed when dealership filled up gas, they didn't tighten the cap. 
Toyota Highlander in New York, United States
Sep 2014 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

44000 mi

US $500
Front rotors badly warped 
Toyota Highlander in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2017 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

89000 mi

US $3900
crankshaft pulley shattered breaking my serpentine belt, water pump, alternator, and put a hole in my radiator. 
Toyota Highlander in Minnesota, United States
Aug 2014 - Sep 2017
Dec 2014

7000 mi
After only 5000 miles the center console is showing wear through on the finish. Ours has a tan interior so the wear shows a darker plastic under the paint. Dealer says they'll replace it when it's worse or closer to end of warranty. 
Mar 2015

14000 mi
There was a popping sound heard on harder bumps. Dealer could not replicate it. It may have gone away now that the weather has warmed up. 
Mar 2016

37000 mi
When going over bumps there was a clunk sound. Turned out to be a loose plastic shield. Filled with foam and sound is gone. 
Apr 2017

61000 mi
The Entune navigation and audio system began to occasionally freeze and do a self-restart. Other oddities accompanied these issues as well. They installed an update to fix it. Time will tell if it is, in fact, fixed. 
Toyota Highlander in Alberta, Canada
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

9300 mi

C $12
Blew two fuses for auxillary plugs, after attempting to run small air compressor. Replaced fuses no other issues. 

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2015 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

231-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid CVT AWD

Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Dec 2014 - Nov 2017
Nov 2015

13000 mi
Update to Bluetooth connection system. 

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