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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Power Brake Units -> Precautions -> Audio Coded Anti-Theft System
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Audio Coded Anti-Theft System

Some models are equipped with an audio coded anti-theft system that will disable the radio when the battery cable is disconnected. The system can be identified by the "ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM" on the cassette tape lid. Obtain 3 digit customer code for input. Reset system after service as follows:

  • Obtain 3 digit audio anti-theft code.
  • Depress 1 (PROG) while depressing righthand side of TUNE SEEK button, - - - will appear in tape operation display.
  • To enter the first digit, depress 1 (PROG) button repeatedly until the number of times depressed equals the first digit ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Highlander -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection
  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable, if equipped.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Remove the fuel fill cap to release fuel tank pressure.
  • Place a shop towel over the union bolt at top of fuel filter. Slowly loosen the union bolt allowing fuel pressure to bleed down.
  • Whenever the union bolt is loosened to relieve fuel system pressure, always replace the bolt gasket.
Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection
  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protecti...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove exhaust pipe.
  • Have an assistant depress and hold brake pedal.
  • Loosen the cross groove joint set bolts a 1/2 turn.
  • Place reference marks on both flanges.
  • Remove nuts, bolts and washers at flanges.
  • Remove bolts and adjusting shims from...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground terminal.
  • Disconnect alternator connector.
  • Remove nut, and disconnect lead wire from terminal B.
  • Loosen alternator mounting bolts.
  • Loosen bolt to lessen tension of V belt.
  • Remove alternator moun...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Toyota -> 2003-07 Highlander & 2006-07 Highlander HV
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3 V6 GAS

On 2003 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 22,500 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter every 10,000 miles.

On 2004-07 models, the cabin air filter should be cleaned every 18 months or 15,000 miles and replaced every 36 months or 30,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Remove the screw retaining the eyelet clip, Fig. .
  • Open the glove compartment door.
  • Push inward at each side of the glove compartment door to disengage the retainers, then lower t...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Automatic Transmission Oil Temperature Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

This lamp will be illuminated when automatic transmission or transfer case fluid temperature exceeds 302°F. If the lamp lights, allow vehicle to operate at idle speed until fluid temperature falls below 248°F; t...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3 V6 GAS

  • On models equipped with coded audio anti-theft systems, complete code procedures.
  • On all models, raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain coolant from engine and radiator into a suitable container.
  • Remove battery and tray, then disconnect cruise control actuator and mounting from body.
  • Disconnect upper radiator and coolant reservoir hoses from radiator.
  • Disconnect lower radiator hose at engine, then tran...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2005 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Seat Diagram for 2005 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GASSeat Diagram for 2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Power Seat Motor
  • Buckle Switch
  • Power Seat Control Switch
  • Seat Heater
  • Junction Connector
  • Horn Diagram for 2005 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GASHorn Diagram for 2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn
  • Steering Wheel Pad
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2005 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Horn
  • Generator
  • Condenser Fan Motor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • 2005 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Injector 1
  • Injector 3
  • Injector 4
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2005 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Abnormal Horn Operation
    Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
  • Document: ABNORMAL HORN OPERATION
    Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Highlander 3.3 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2005 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2005 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2005 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2005 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2005 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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