2022 Toyota Venza Safety Recalls

2022 Toyota Venza Safety Recalls

Safety Ratings

NHTSA’s 5-Star Safety Ratings help consumers compare vehicle safety when searching for a car. More stars mean safer cars.

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Combines Side Barrier and Side Pole Star Ratings into a single side rating.

Combines the Side Barrier Driver and the Side Pole Star Ratings into a Front Seat rating. The Rear Seat rating is derived from the Side Barrier Rear Passenger rating.

The Side Barrier test simulates an intersection collision between a standing vehicle and moving barrier at 38.5 mph.

Combines Side Barrier and Side Pole Star Ratings into a single side rating.

The Rollover Resistance test measures the risk of rollover in a single-vehicle, loss-of-control scenario.

2014 Toyota Venza Recall

Item Affected: AIR BAGS Date Announced: 04/13/2021

Description of Recall:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2009-2015 Venza vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) wiring may become damaged with regular use of the driver-side door.

Action Need To Fix It:

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver-side front door wire harness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 31, 2021. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 21TB01/21TA01. FIND YOUR LOCAL Toyota Service Center

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Recall risks

With rear turn signal lights being dimmed or not working at all, other motorists may not be aware of driver’s  intentions. This can lead to a crash, which increases the risk of an injury.  

What caused the Toyota Venza recall?

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There are sensors in the driver-side front door frames that connect to the 2009-2015 Toyota Venza airbag system by electric wires. If one of these wires breaks, the airbag sensor in the door would fail. This would also cause the airbag warning light to illuminate. This is a dangerous situation because it disables the driver-side curtain airbags and the side airbags completely. 

According to Toyota, the sensor is connected by two twisted wires that are located inside a harness. These wires route through a grommet mounted in the door. Because of sizing differentiations, over time, the wires could break from rubbing on the grommet.

If they break, the result could be disabling the side airbags and leaving the driver unprotected in a crash situation. 

Is your vehicle part of this recall?

This Toyota turn signal recall is affecting more than 40,000 vehicles. To do a Toyota recall check and see if yours is one of them, use MotorSafety’s free vehicle lookup tool.

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