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2003 Toyota Highlander Base 4dr 4-Cyl (GS)

2003 Toyota Highlander
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, Sport Utility Vehicle
22 mpg city / 27 mpg hwy
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May 4, 2010, 4:23 am

JIM H
 

Question: Air Filter Box

I have found the air filter box in the 2003 Toyota Highlander to be one of the worst designs in modern history! Mine is broken to the point that I have to literally tie it down to keep it all together. I literally hate to check my air filter because of the routine you have to go through to get to it out and to put it back together again. The fact that the hose comes off each time, and if you forget to replace it, you get a warning that has to be reset by the dealer. Is there a remote chance that Toyota has made any improvements to end this nightmare?


 
 



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