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TOYOTA HIGHLANDER Problems with Air Bags, Service Brakes

 
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2008 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2008 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2008 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (304 Complaints)
Date reported Aug 14, 2012
Location BOONENVILLE, AR
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2008 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Gas
Occurences 1
Crash involved Y
Injuries 2
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2008 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING 55 MPH AND APPLYING THE BRAKES TO AVOID HITTING A DEER, THE BRAKES SEIZED AND THE VEHICLE FAILED TO RESPOND. AS A RESULT, THE CONTACT LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE AND CRASHED. THE CONTACT MENTIONED THAT NONE OF THE AIR BAGS DEPLOYED. AS A RESULT, THE DRIVER AND A PASSENGER SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT TAKEN TO THE DEALER. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE. THE CONTACT WAS ABLE TO DRIVE THE VEHICLE AWAY FROM THE SCENE. THE FAILURE AND CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 70,000. UPDATED 11/01/12 UPDATED 11/02/12

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