2012 Toyota Venza

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2012 Toyota Venza
Available in 10 styles:  2012 Toyota Venza 4dr AWD shown
Asking Price Range
$16,672–$30,348
Estimated MPG

18–21 city / 25–27 hwy

NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

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Venza

EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

Recall number: 13V442000
Recall date: 10/17/2013

Problem Summary:

TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 AVALON, AVALON HV, VENZA, CAMRY, AND CAMRY HV VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE DRAIN HOSE FOR THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER MAY BECOME CLOGGED CAUSING WATER TO ACCUMULATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING. THE ACCUMULATED WATER MAY THEN LEAK THROUGH A SEAM IN THE HOUSING ONTO THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A SHORT CIRCUIT OF THE MODULE.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS TO BECOME DISABLED OR INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. AN INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH. AN INOPERATIVE AIRBAG CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY IN A SEVERE CRASH. THE POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD ALSO BECOME INOPERABLE RESULTING IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT AND CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH AT LOW SPEEDS.

Corrective Action:

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL SEAL THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING AND INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER ON THE AIRBAG CONTROL MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/09/2012 and 05/30/2013.


AIR BAGS

Recall number: 13V442000
Recall date: 10/17/2013

Problem Summary:

TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 AVALON, AVALON HV, VENZA, CAMRY, AND CAMRY HV VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE DRAIN HOSE FOR THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER MAY BECOME CLOGGED CAUSING WATER TO ACCUMULATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING. THE ACCUMULATED WATER MAY THEN LEAK THROUGH A SEAM IN THE HOUSING ONTO THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A SHORT CIRCUIT OF THE MODULE.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS TO BECOME DISABLED OR INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. AN INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH. AN INOPERATIVE AIRBAG CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY IN A SEVERE CRASH. THE POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD ALSO BECOME INOPERABLE RESULTING IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT AND CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH AT LOW SPEEDS.

Corrective Action:

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL SEAL THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING AND INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER ON THE AIRBAG CONTROL MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/09/2012 and 05/30/2013.


ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Recall number: 13V442000
Recall date: 10/17/2013

Problem Summary:

TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012-2013 AVALON, AVALON HV, VENZA, CAMRY, AND CAMRY HV VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE DRAIN HOSE FOR THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER MAY BECOME CLOGGED CAUSING WATER TO ACCUMULATE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING. THE ACCUMULATED WATER MAY THEN LEAK THROUGH A SEAM IN THE HOUSING ONTO THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN A SHORT CIRCUIT OF THE MODULE.

Consequence:

A SHORT CIRCUIT MAY CAUSE THE AIR BAGS TO BECOME DISABLED OR INADVERTENTLY DEPLOY. AN INADVERTENT AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A CRASH. AN INOPERATIVE AIRBAG CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY IN A SEVERE CRASH. THE POWER STEERING ASSIST COULD ALSO BECOME INOPERABLE RESULTING IN INCREASED STEERING EFFORT AND CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH AT LOW SPEEDS.

Corrective Action:

TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL SEAL THE AIR CONDITIONING CONDENSER UNIT HOUSING AND INSTALL A PROTECTIVE COVER ON THE AIRBAG CONTROL MODULE, FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 05/09/2012 and 05/30/2013.


EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Recall number: 13V123000
Recall date: 04/09/2013

Problem Summary:

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008 AND 2010-2013 TOYOTA TUNDRA, 2010-2012 RAV4, 2012 TOYOTA SEQUOIA, 2010-2011 TOYOTA COROLLA, 2010-2011 TOYOTA CAMRY AND CAMRY HYBRID, 2010-2013 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER AND HIGHLANDER HYBRID, 2010-2013 TOYOTA FJ CRUISER, 2011 TOYOTA LAND CRUISER, 2010-2013 TOYOTA VENZA, 2010-2011 TOYOTA 4RUNNER, 2010-2013 TOYOTA TACOMA, 2011-2012 TOYOTA SIENNA, 2012 TOYOTA PRIUS, 2013 SCION FR-S, 2011 SCION XD, 2011 SCION XB, AND 2012 SCION TC VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD WITH LABELS THAT WERE OUTSIDE THE ALLOWABLE ONE PERCENT OF ACCURACY OF ACTUAL WEIGHT ADDED. THUS, THESE VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD (FMVSS) NUMBER 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.

Consequence:

AN INACCURATE LABEL COULD LEAD TO OWNERS OVERLOADING THEIR VEHICLES AND TIRES. AN OVERLOADED VEHICLE CAN RESULT IN A TIRE FAILURE WHICH MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action:

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE A CORRECTED LABEL WITH INSTRUCTIONS CONCERNING ITS INSTALLATION. A SMALL GROUP OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES WILL NEED ADDITONAL REMEDIES WHICH ARE STILL BEING DEVELOPED. THE RECALL IS PLANNED TO BEGIN ON, OR ABOUT, MAY 7, 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.


AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Recall number: 13V014000
Recall date: 01/16/2013

Problem Summary:

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS, LLC (SET) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODELS INTERSPERSED THROUGH MODEL YEARS 2009 THROUGH 2013 AS FOLLOWS: MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 TACOMA, 4RUNNER, CAMRY, CAMRY HYBRID, PRIUS, AND RAV4; MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 AVALON, FJ CRUISER, AND HIGHLANDER HYBRID; MODEL YEAR 2010-2013 MODEL YEAR COROLLA, SIENNA AND TUNDRA; MODEL YEAR 2009-2013 HIGHLANDER AND VENZA; MODEL YEAR 2012 PRIUS V; AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 SEQUOIA. DURING MODIFICATION BY SET TO INCLUDE ACCESSORIES SUCH AS LEATHER SEAT COVERS, SEAT HEATERS OR HEADREST DVD SYSTEMS, THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD THE PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM CALIBRATION TESTED. WITHOUT PASSING THE CALIBRATION TEST, THE OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM MAY NOT OPERATE AS DESIGNED.

Consequence:

IF THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM IS OUT OF CALIBRATION, THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY OR THEY MAY DEPLOY INAPPROPRIATELY FOR THE PASSENGER'S SIZE AND POSITION. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY DURING THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT.

Corrective Action:

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SENSITIVITY OF THE OCCUPANT DETECTION SENSORS, AND RECALIBRATE THEM AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.


SEATS

Recall number: 13V014000
Recall date: 01/16/2013

Problem Summary:

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA DISTRIBUTORS, LLC (SET) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODELS INTERSPERSED THROUGH MODEL YEARS 2009 THROUGH 2013 AS FOLLOWS: MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 TACOMA, 4RUNNER, CAMRY, CAMRY HYBRID, PRIUS, AND RAV4; MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 AVALON, FJ CRUISER, AND HIGHLANDER HYBRID; MODEL YEAR 2010-2013 MODEL YEAR COROLLA, SIENNA AND TUNDRA; MODEL YEAR 2009-2013 HIGHLANDER AND VENZA; MODEL YEAR 2012 PRIUS V; AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 SEQUOIA. DURING MODIFICATION BY SET TO INCLUDE ACCESSORIES SUCH AS LEATHER SEAT COVERS, SEAT HEATERS OR HEADREST DVD SYSTEMS, THESE VEHICLES MAY NOT HAVE HAD THE PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM CALIBRATION TESTED. WITHOUT PASSING THE CALIBRATION TEST, THE OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM MAY NOT OPERATE AS DESIGNED.

Consequence:

IF THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT OCCUPANT SENSING SYSTEM IS OUT OF CALIBRATION, THE FRONT PASSENGER AIRBAGS MAY NOT DEPLOY OR THEY MAY DEPLOY INAPPROPRIATELY FOR THE PASSENGER'S SIZE AND POSITION. THIS COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY DURING THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH NECESSITATING AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT.

Corrective Action:

SOUTHEAST TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST THE SENSITIVITY OF THE OCCUPANT DETECTION SENSORS, AND RECALIBRATE THEM AS NECESSARY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2013. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-800-301-6859.


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