2012 Toyota Venza Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    13V442000
    Recall Date
    10/17/2013
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    13V442000
    Recall Date
    10/17/2013
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    13V123000
    Recall Date
    04/09/2013
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    13V014000
    Recall Date
    01/16/2013
    Component
    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    13V014000
    Recall Date
    01/16/2013
    Component
    SEATS
    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.

    What Owners Should Do

    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.

  • Recall Number
    96V166000
    Recall Date
    09/05/1996
    Component
    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
    Summary

    THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET HAS A SHARP EDGE WHICH CAN CAUSE THE PARKING PAWL TO HANG UP AND NOT ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR. THIS WOULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS THAT THE VEHICLE IS IN PARK.

    Consequence

    UNINTENDED AND UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT CAN RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET.

What Should You Do?

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