2009 Toyota Venza Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Toyota Venza
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2009 Toyota Venza ProblemsFactory Alarm May Sound for no Reason
The factory installed alarm system may sound for no apparent reason. A revised hood latch assembly is available which should correct this concern.
2009 Toyota Venza QuestionsI seem to have some sort of leak on the drivers side. The floor is extremely wet (2 answers)
The driver floor and rear passenger behind the Driver seat floor it extremely wet. Had to pull out drain plug from under car and wet vac carpet. No sign of leak from inside the car...
after the seat is hot it starts to smell like burning wires
I bought this 2009 Venza (CPO) used, but didn't do a rough road test. It's a bumpy stiff ride on poorly maintained Roads (common in NJ) I've read other forums reagrding changing the tires,downsizing the wheels, and /or changing from factory struts / shocks. (these all make perfect sen...
2009 Toyota Venza RecallsSeat Heater
Southeast Toyota is recalling certain vehicles because the seat heater element may become damaged as a result of compression of the seat cushion. The damaged element could short causing burning of the seat cushion, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will disconnect seat heaters with copper strand elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory to correct this concern.
Vehicles that have had accessories added to the seats such as seat heaters, seat covers or DVD headrests may not have the occupant sensor system of the passenger seat calibrated properly. This can affect passenger air bag operation in a crash. Dealers will test the sensitivity of the occupant detection sensors and recalibrate them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.
During assembly, the electrical contacts of the stop lamp switch may have been contaminated with silicone grease, causing increased electrical resistance in the switch. This could result in: Illumination of warning lamps; a no start condition; the shift lever may not shift from the Park position; and/or inoperative brake lights. Inoperative brake lights would fail to warn other drivers the vehicle is slowing or stopping, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the brake light switch to correct this concern.