2012 Toyota Highlander Vehicle Speed Control problems, defects and reviews. Updated December 18, 2018.

Toyota Highlander Vehicle Speed Control problems and reviews: 12.

Are you driving a 2012 Toyota HIGHLANDER, or planning to buy one? Review reported Vehicle Speed Control problems and defects.

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Redding, CA
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 15

While Pulling Into Parking Space In Private Shopping Mall At Slow Rate Of Speed The vehicle Suddenly And Without Warning Rapidly Accelerated Forward Into vehicle Parked Directly In Front Of My vehicle. My vehicle Went Up And Over Parked vehicle Causing Damage To Both vehicles. No One Was Hurt In This Accident And No Police Report Was Made As It Was On Private Property. Complaint Was Made To toyota Who Investigated And toyota Determined That No vehicle Defect Or Design Existed And Refused To Offer Any Assistance. My Wife Who Was Driving The vehicle Has Never Had An Accident And Swears As To The Facts. She Did Not Contribute At All To This Accident. toyota Is Marketing A Defective vehicle Which Will Eventually And Unfortunately Result In Death Or Serious Injury If They Are Not Now Held Accountable. *tr

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBK3EH5CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in REDDING, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 15 mph.

Nov 03, 2011

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
San Rafael, CA
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 10

The Contact Owns A 2012 toyota highlander. The Contact Stated That While Driving Approximately 10 Mph, There Was An Excessive Vibration. The Contact Then Engaged The Brake Pedal Which Was Unresponsive. The Engine Rmps Increased Up To 3,000. The Brake Pedal Was Applied Repeatedly And The Gear Was Shifted Into Neutral And Then Back Into Drive. The vehicle Began To Unintendedly Accelerate. The vehicle Eventually Came To A Stop. The Contact Was Able To Resume Driving To The Destination At A Reduced Speed. The Manufacturer Was Not Notified Of The Unintended Acceleration. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 4,000.

Mileage was 4000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDZA3EH7CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in SAN RAFAEL, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 20120120. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph. DEALER’S NAME: MONUMENT TOYOTA . DEALER’S CITY: FAIRFIELD . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.

Apr 27, 2012

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Clinton, UT
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 1

While Pulling Into A Parking Stall In A Private Parking Lot, My highlander Suddenly Accelerated And I Had No Brakes At All! My highlander Went Up Over The Curb Which Caused The vehicle To Slow. I Had Brakes Again And Was Able To Apply The Brake, Coming To A Safe Stop. Not Before Slashing My Left Front Tire And Bending My Tire Rim. Thankfully No One Was Injured. *js

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 1104 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDDK3EH9CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in CLINTON, UT. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 drive type:AWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 1 mph.

Apr 30, 2012

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
San Rafael, CA
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 40

The Contact Owns A 2012 toyota highlander. The Contact Stated That While Driving 40 Mph, She Attempted To Brake But The vehicle Accelerated Rapidly Instead. She Attempted To Apply The Brake However The Brake Pedal Had Become Very Stiff. She Had To Apply Extreme Pressure To The Brake And The vehicle Stopped 15 Feet Later. She Shifted Into Neutral And Turned The vehicle Off. The vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer For Diagnosis Where The Contact Was Informed That There Was An Idle Up Clutch Defect, Which Occurred At Low Speeds And When The Air Conditioner Was Activated. The Dealer Would Not Repair The vehicle. The Manufacturer Was Notified But Offered No Assistance. The vehicle Had Not Been Repaired. The Failure Mileage Was 6,200 And Current Mileage Was 6,800. Updated 08/28/12*lj The Consumer Stated The vehicle Began To Move Forward And The Engine Reached 1600 Rpm Even Though She Was Only Driving 10 Mph. The Brake Pedal Became Hard And The vehicle Would Not Stop. She Shifted Into Neutral And Applied The Brakes Again And The vehicle Stopped. She Then Shut Off The Ignition And Waited About 7-10 Minutes.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 6200 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDZA3EH7CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in SAN RAFAEL, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20120101. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph. DEALER’S NAME: MOMENTUM TOYOTA . DEALER’S CITY: FAIRFIELD . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.

June 29, 2012

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Black Mountain, NC
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed

The Contact Owns A 2012 toyota highlander. The Contact Stated That While Attempting To Park With The Brake Pedal Depressed, The vehicle Suddenly Accelerated And Went Over The Curb. The Contact Applied The Brake With Both Feet And Shifted Into Park In Order To Bring The vehicle To A Complete Stop. The vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer. The Manufacturer Was Made Aware Of The Failure Who Sent An Engineer To Inspect The vehicle. The vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Failure And Current Mileage Was 11,500.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 11500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDDK3EH2CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Aug 13, 2012

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
San Rafael, CA
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 30

Light Turned Red. I Attempted To Stop. Brake Pedal Was Rock Hard No Response. Two More Attempts Useless. I Just Continued Across The Intersection And There Was No Further Event. This Was The Third Event For This Car. I Refuse To Drive It Again. I Am Awaiting A Resolution From toyota Under A California Lemon Law Dispute. *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 7500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDZA3EH7CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in SAN RAFAEL, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph.

Aug 15, 2012

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Stevenson Ranch, CA
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed

The Contact Owns A 2012 toyota highlander. The Contact Stated That While Entering The Driveway, The vehicle Suddenly Accelerated And Crashed Into The House. The vehicle Functioned Normally While Reversing But Upon Shifting Back Into Drive, The vehicle Again Accelerated And Crashed Into The House. The vehicle Was Then Placed Into Reverse And Then Came To A Stop When It Crashed Into A Curb, Causing The Axle To Fracture. The Driver Did Not Suffer Any Injuries. The vehicle Was Destroyed. The vehicle Was Inspected By The Manufacturer Who Stated That There Was No Evidence Of A Defect. The Failure And Current Mileage Was 8,900. Updated 2/21/13 *cn

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 8900 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDYK3EH0CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in STEVENSON RANCH, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Nov 16, 2012

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Rockville Centre, NY
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 0

When Stopping The Auto On 3 Occasions The Engine Began Racing Very Strongly….updated 02/07/13 *bf *tr However, While The highlander Was Being Checked, The Consumer And Her Husband Experienced Sudden Acceleration While Driving A toyota Camry Loaner, Causing A Crash And Personal Injury. Updatd 02/11/13

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 5700 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBK3EH5CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 drive type:AWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Feb 04, 2013

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Rockville Centre, NY
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 0

On February 4, 2013 The highlander Accelerated Three Consecutive Times. Turned Off The Engine Each Time And Engine Accelerated When Coming To A Stop Each Time. On June 16, 2013 The highlander Engine Accelerated As The Car Was Slowing Down Before It Came To A Stop. We Have Had Acceleration Problems With Two highlanders And Two Camrys And No Answers From toyota As To Why Accept For Them To Try And Blame It On Driver Error. When A Car Is At A Stop And Accelerating On Its Own Then There Is No Driver Error. Please Help Us. [xxx] Information Redacted Pursuant To The Freedom Of Information Act (foia), 5 U.s.c. 552(b)(6). *tr

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 5787 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBK3EH5CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

June 16, 2013

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Rockville Centre, NY
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed 0

The Car Started To Accelerate When We Came To A Stop. This Is An Ongoing Problem And No One Seems To Be Able To Help. The Car Has To Be Turned Off Before It Gets Out Of Control. The Consumer Stated There Has Been No Resolution Or Solution For The Acceleration Problem. Updated 02/25/14

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 19004 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBK3EH5CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 drive type:AWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Feb 22, 2014

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
Clinton, MA
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed

The Contact Owns A 2012 toyota highlander. The Contact Stated That While Attempting To Park, The vehicle Suddenly Accelerated And Crashed Into A Wall. The Air Bags Failed To Deploy. The Driver Did Not Sustain Any Injuries And A Police Report Was Not Filed. The Dealer Was Contacted. The Manufacturer Was Not Made Aware Of The Failure. The vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Failure Mileage Was 14,000.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 14000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBK3EH2CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in CLINTON, MA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Dec 18, 2014

Vehicle Speed Control Toyota 2012
Toyota
Location
San Jose, CA
Model Highlander
System Vehicle Speed Control
Speed

The Contact Owns A 2012 toyota highlander. While Stationary, The vehicle Accelerated Rapidly Without Warning. The Contact Stated That The vehicle Crashed Into A Cabinet In Front Of Her House. The Air Bags Did Not Deploy. A Police Report Was Not Filed And There Were No Injuries. The Manufacturer Was Not Made Aware Of The Crash. The Failure Mileage Was 48,000.

Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 48000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):5TDBK3EH2CS. TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 2012 problem was reported in SAN JOSE, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Feb 15, 2017

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