Factory Alarm May Sound for no Reason on Toyota Venza

The factory installed alarm system may sound for no apparent reason. A revised hood latch assembly is available which should correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 48,329 (3,500–235,000)
4 model years affected: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014
44 people reported this problem
36 people shared problem details
2011 Toyota Venza20,000
same problem here but the car has to be locked for the alarm to go off. if the car is left unlocked I to not have a problem
2009 Toyota Venza235,000
Alarm goes off in the middle of the night and I key fob will not shut it off. Last night it happened 3 times and I have the horn going off in my head. This should be a recall as I fell if a security system fails what can a consumer do other then go to the dealer. Toyota must know they have issues and should come clean and admit this a recall situation.
2011 Toyota Venza30,000
Alarm goes off for no reason. Keys are not anywhere where the alarm button might get pressed by accident. Started happening 5 days ago, is now happening about once or twice every day.
2010 Toyota Venza3,500
Alarm sounds, periodically, for no reason. Happened 3 times at dentist office; two weeks later at home, two days later at home again. Frustrating.
2011 Toyota Venza39,000
Alarm goes off randomly
2010 Toyota Venza51,000
Reported problem earlier. Had the hood latch assembly replaced which cost $305. Have now have filed a claim with Toyota Customer service based on the recommendation of my Toyota dealership. Apparently the dealership is seeing quite a few of these repairs.
2010 Toyota Venza14,000
Not yet fixed. When parked, engine turned off and locked, factory alarm starts at random times. It either stops at end of sequence, or when I turn off with my key. This may be repeated many times once it starts. My neighbors are complaining about the noise and worry created by a beeping horn.
2010 Toyota Venza50,000
I cant deal its 1:45am!
2010 Toyota Venza43,000
alarm goes off for no reason
2011 Toyota Venza47,000
Alarm in Toyota Highlander went off in driveway late at night (but never when garaged). Same thing in Yakima, Wa when parked on the street. Problem subsided for a year but began again when in Yakima, at two locations (but again never when garaged).
2011 Toyota Venza43,000
4Runner alarm goes off each day during the day.
Alarm goes off randomly! Very loudly!
2014 Toyota Venza10,000
Car alarm started sounding off randomly at 10k miles. I thought it was bc my alarm was sensitive so I took it to Toyota. They lowered the sensor. While on a roadtrip 2 months later the alarm kept going off again in the middle of the night. Took it back to Toyota and they said they didn't see anything wrong with it. I've had the car for over a year and a half now and it still goes off randomly just like tonight. This shit is irritating! I'm definitely calling Toyota tomorrow.
2011 Toyota Venza71,000
Alarm randomly sounds
2009 Toyota Venza45,000
Alarm goes off randomly when car is locked.
2009 Toyota Venza120,000
Car alarm started going off randomly but seldom about 2 months ago. This week it started doing it a couple times a day and now has escalated to every few hours. So far, it hasn't happened in the middle of the night, but I am afraid to see what tonight holds. Taking it in Monday to dealership.
2009 Toyota Venza90,000
I have problems with the alarm and the doors, sometimes do not lock. at my local dealer, they repair it, but twoor three months later the problem start again.
2010 Toyota Venza53,000
Alarm will go off for no apparent reason. Only happens when car is locked.
2010 Toyota Venza29,000
the alarm sistem y acting without no reason
2009 Toyota Venza56,000
I have an 09 Venza, the alarm has been going off every 20 minutes, doesn't matter if it's locked or not locked. It's Sunday and I live in a culdesac, the neighbors are going to love me tonight!! I have issues with the drivers side visor too, which seems to be an issue with Toyota.
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