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2016 Toyota Highlander repairs by problem area

Engine (0%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (11%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (33%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (56%)

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2016 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

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

Toyota Highlander in California, United States
Nov 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016 I had 125 miles on the car and the transmission jolted...I couldn't get the car past 1st gear (auto trans) . They towed it to the dealer. Check engine light was on. Dealer said it was 1.5 quarts low on trans fluid. This car was brand new. 
Toyota Highlander in Florida, United States
Oct 2015 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

10000 mi
Cruise control stalk light would flicker occasionally. Handled under Toyota TSB, no charge. Took about an hour once parts were available. 

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2016 Toyota Highlander 4dr SUV

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

Toyota Highlander in Maryland, United States
Mar 2016 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

4000 mi
The automatic rear hatch does not reliably open using the inside button. The repair was unsuccessful and will have to go back. 
Toyota Highlander in Colorado, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2016
Aug 2016

9300 mi
Something in the driver seat is moving and "popping" out of place. Irritating when driving. Dealership then broke side of seat trim and needs to replace it. And now the original "fix" is already not working again. 
Oct 2016

12000 mi
Seat was doing same "popping" as before, this time the dealer disassembled the seat in house and diagnosed it as the lumbar needing grease which they did and solved it (so far!). 
Toyota Highlander in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

1000 mi
L front passenger window not operable from driver side, only partially worked from passenger side; L sideview mirror puddle light did not work, power mirror did not work, door lock did not work electrically. 
Nov 2016

300 mi
tried tightening things down 
Dec 2016

4000 mi
front passenger side door wind noise 

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2016 Toyota Highlander Repair Histories

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