2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Consumer Review: Inverter Problems

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Inverter Problems
By drew1961 on


2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited 4dr SUV (3.3L 6cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)


This car has very expensive inverter problems. Cost to repair Hybrid inverter system as of June 21, 2011 $9325.00 + Tax
Toyota does not fix this and have a class action suit against them at this time. If you are going green this green will be coming out of your billfold.
The 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Vehicle (Highlander HV) was Toyota’s first generation of gasoline-electric hybrid versions of the Highlander sold in the U.S. A central component of the Highlander HV is the electrical inverter assembly, which changes the DC current from the vehicles battery into AC current that powers the vehicle’s motor. The defective inverter assemblies cause the vehicles to suddenly lose engine power while the vehicles is being driven.

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Fix inverter problems. Will shut down in the middle of the interstate.
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By nomad96
on 07/21/11 22:46 PM (PDT)

You might want to check out this article-http://www.hybridcars.com/news/toyota-announces-safety-recall-82000-hybrid-suvs-30296.html It appears that there is a recall happening for your issue.

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