The abs warning light is on which leads me to believe the abs maybe disabled. Regardless, take your vehicle to a mechanic right away. Road conditions that day were dry other than a small ice patch I had to go over prior to the stop sign. Uncomfortable with their answer a month later I had the brakes checked at a different auto shop and again the mechanic found nothing. Furthermore, the failure could potentially reoccur immediately.
My car slid backwards down the hill into a street with an oncoming car. Some work was done, but I was told to return in a week or so because an additional part had to be ordered. After doing a bit of research on the internet, I am not the only person who is experiencing this problem. The contact stopped the vehicle and shut the engine off. However if you can solve the problem in this way you may have to take it to electrical mechanic or I will be able to provide more help. However, if your fluid levels are appropriate and the light stays on, visit a mechanic as soon as possible.
First, the temperature gauge lets you know if your car has ventured into the warm zone; second, look for the icon that resembles a thermometer floating on water. The vehicle was picked up and towed again to the dealer facility for analysis and repair. Toyota needs to reimburse customers for such a cost as it is of no driver's fault and obviously a common issue. Instructions are in the owners manual Posted on Jan 24, 2010 If this light is on, there will likely be text displayed as well on the instrument panel, or another warning light. Share this page with friends! When I was driving home December 28-31, 2013 click, click, squeaking noise, brakes slipping, dragging, vibrating and a tremendous pulsating against my foot when I stop. Check out our wide inventory of and cars! It could very well point out something as serious as low oil pressure.
The approximate failure mileage was 111,000. No matter how hard I pressed I couldn¿T get the brake pedal to the floor and I was unable to stop the car. By Product Expert Posted in , , on Tuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 2:14 pm Has this ever happened to you? My understanding from the dealer is that they have seen this problem with Toyota Highlanders before, so it's not uncommon. Maintenance Required Warning Light Toyota has created a robust system of indicators that can help you stay on top of vehicle maintenance. It lets you know the airbags are set to deploy in the event of a crash. I pressed the brakes but the car did not stop, it actually accelerated slightly. For example, if you're driving on an icy or wet, slippery road, and take a turn too sharp or accelerate too quickly, the vehicle will automatically reduce acceleration or apply pressure to the brakes to prevent the car from losing control.
Ordered the clip to hold the plastic. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. I didn't use it so it had to be poor workmanship. Even so I felt I had to share my story not just to get to the bottom of my situation but, to also alert others of a safety issue that I am experiencing with my Highlander. Sometimes doesn't come on until I am almost home from work 30 miles sometimes the brakes feel off and not gripping. A friend recently informed me that I should file this complaint. I have not had a chance to call them yet Given the cost vs.
The manufacturer was notified of the failure. Local repair shops is not equipped to do the calibration. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic. Takes about 5 seconds This is how you re-set the flashing maintinence light. The notice also said that when the air bag warning light comes on the air bags could deploy inadvertently and that the vehicle should be taken immediately to the dealer. While driving approximately 30 mph, the brake and abs warning lights illuminated. I was at the front-end of my vehicle when it started moving in reverse.
As soon as driver seat sensor is activated the air bags warning light is on. I placed my personal items at the end of my garage, adjacent to the front-end of the vehicle. The window has to be closed! I knew that I did not accidentally step on the gas pedal because if I had done so, the results would have been more fatal. This also happens in very warm temperatures after vehicle has set unused all night. The contact sustained injuries to the right leg, which required medical attention. A proper repair of the vehicle after the first event would have prevented the second. This should have been covered by manufacturer or there should have been a recall on this.
This situation fortunately occurred near our residence on dry pavement. The problem was not properly located or properly repaired in each of the two occurrences. This vehicle has 49000 miles on it. When I discussed it with the service writer, he know immediately what it was, had to order a part. It will get close but allow you to drive miles past the destination.