Question about 2008 Toyota Highlander
During normal driving, my 08 Highlander AWD Sport noticably flutters starting around 35mph and up to 45-50mph if gently accelerating or holding speed in this range. Occurs regularly. Have noticed that heavier pressure on accelerator (accelerating faster up through and beyond this speed range) resolves/eliminates this event in this speed range. Still concerns me. Will be taking vehicle to dealer service dept. Only 1 week since purchase. Wanted to spread the word to see if there are others who have had dealer able to fix the issue. Would like to know what was done.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
If you have not adjusted the valves that would be a good place to start, 117,000 is not high miles for your engine, but valve lash should be done every 60,000 at least.
Posted on Sep 15, 2008
thats a carb or fuel injection on the 86? i had a similar problem on an amc eagle ....turns out that the timing chain had jumped a tooth,
Posted on Mar 30, 2009
predetonation,called ping can result from poor quality fuel,and high outside air temperature,it happens at lower speeds under load. a rattle could also be from the heat shield around the catalytic converter,it would buzz more if you wer idling and turned up the fan,the fan pulls quite a bit of current,and tha a/c will load the engine a bit.
Posted on Jul 14, 2009
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