Safety Ratings
2005 Toyota Highlander
Front Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Front Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 5.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 5.0000
Rollover 4.0000
Number of Recalls5
Number of Complaints167
Number of Investigations1
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Toyota Highlander vehicles

2005 Toyota Highlander (11/9/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V539000

Component Name: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

Description: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004 AVALON VEHICLES; 2004 AND 2005 CAMRY, CAMRY SOLARA, HIGHLANDER, AND SIENNA VEHICLES, 2006 HIGHLANDER HYBRID; 2004 AND 2005 LEXUS ES330 AND RX330; AND 2006 LEXUS RX400H VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 2004 THROUGH MARCH 31, 2005, EQUIPPED WITH THE 1MZ-FE OR 3MZ-FE ENGINE. THE AMOUNT OF ADHESIVE AGENT APPLIED BETWEEN THE OUTER RING AND THE TORSIONAL RUBBER DAMPER (INNER RING) IN THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY MAY BE INADEQUATE. IF THE ADHESIVE IS INSUFFICIENT, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT THE OUTER RING MAY BECOME MISALIGNED AND IT MAY NOT PROPERLY ROTATE WITH THE INNER RING, CAUSING NOISE AND/OR ILLUMINATION OF THE BATTERY DISCHARGE INDICATOR LIGHT.

Defect: IN SOME CASES, THE BELT FOR THE POWER STEERING PUMP MAY BECOME DETACHED FROM THE PULLEY WHICH COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF POWER STEERING AND A SUDDEN INCREASE IN STEERING EFFORT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL CHECK THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY TO IDENTIFY WHETHER IT WAS PRODUCED BY THE U.S. SUPPLIER. IF SO, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE PULLEY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING EARLY JANUARY 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

2005 Toyota Highlander (2/24/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V112000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

Description: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 HIGHLANDER, HIGHLANDER HYBRID, AND MODEL YEAR 2004-2007 LEXUS RX330, RX350, AND RX400H VEHICLES. IF THE FORWARD RETENTION CLIP USED TO SECURE THE FLOOR CARPET COVER, WHICH IS LOCATED IN FRONT OF THE CENTER CONSOLE, IS NOT INSTALLED PROPERLY THE COVER MAY LEAN TOWARD THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL AND INTERFERE WITH THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ARM.

Defect: IF THIS OCCURS, THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY TEMPORARILY BECOME STUCK IN A PARTIALLY DEPRESSED POSITION RATHER THAN RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION. A STUCK ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY RESULT IN UNINTENDED AND SUSTAINED VEHICLE SPEEDS AND MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO STOP, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FLOOR CARPET COVER WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED ONE FREE OR CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

2005 Toyota Highlander (10/21/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V499000

Component Name: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

Description: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 AVALON, MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 HIGHLANDER, MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 LEXUS RX, AND MODEL YEAR 2006 LEXUS GS AND IS VEHICLES. BRAKE FLUID CONTAINING POLYMERS IS USED THAT ACTS AS LUBRICANTS FOR CERTAIN BRAKE SYSTEM COMPONENTS. IF REPLACEMENT BRAKE FLUID IS USED THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN SUCH POLYMERS, OR THAT CONTAINS ONLY SMALL AMOUNTS, A PART OF THE RUBBER SEAL LOCATED AT THE REAR OF THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER MAY BECOME DRY, AND THE SEAL MAY CURL DURING MOVEMENT OF THE PISTON. IF THIS OCCURS, A SMALL AMOUNT OF BRAKE FLUID COULD SLOWLY LEAK FROM THE SEAL INTO THE BRAKE BOOSTER.

Defect: A LEAK OF BRAKE FLUID COULD LEAD TO A CHANGE IN BRAKE PEDAL FEEL AND OVERTIME A DEGRADATION IN BRAKING PERFORMANCE INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAL WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED ONE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331 AND LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.

2005 Toyota Highlander (2/3/2010)  

Campaign Number: 10V035000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

Description: GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Defect: THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL MAIL TO CONSUMERS THE CORRECTED LABEL OR THE CUSTOMER WILL HAVE THE OPTION FOR DEALERS TO INSTALL THE LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.

2005 Toyota Highlander (7/13/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06V253000

Component Name: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

Description: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND HYBRID VEHICLES, THE TWO RETAINING CLIPS FOR THE DRIVER'S SIDE FORWARD CENTER CONSOLE CAN BECOME LOOSE. IF BOTH CLIPS SEPARATE FROM THE FLOOR CARPET COVER, THE COVER MAY LEAN TOWARD THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, CAUSING INTERFERENCE WITH THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD.

Defect: THIS CONDITION MAY INTERFERE WITH THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TWO FLOOR CARPET COVER RETAINING CLIPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 24, 2006, AND SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY EARLY SEPTEMBER 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331 OR LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER for sale

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2005 Toyota Highlander

$10,477

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 109904 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: North Augusta, SC
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

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2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: N/A
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Hendersonville, NC
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

$11,995

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 168260 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Billings, MT
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

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2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 103141 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Sumner, WA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

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2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 136444 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Chantilly, VA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

$12,892
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2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 139570 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gold
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Gresham, OR
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

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2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 153532 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Glen Burnie, MD
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

$11,995
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2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 98292 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 19 City / 25 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

$15,991

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 70012 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

$12,000

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 116023 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Longmont, CO
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

$9,950

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 109620 Miles
  • Ext Color: Blue
  • Int Color: White
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Massillon, OH
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

$11,779

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 111672 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: 4WD
  • Location: Peoria, IL
  • MPG: 16 City / 22 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

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2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 103175 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander Limited

$12,992

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER LIMITED

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 81804 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy

2005 Toyota Highlander

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$9,468

2005 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER

  • Bodystyle: SUV
  • Mileage: 196932 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 6 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Buford, GA
  • MPG: 17 City / 23 Hwy
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