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2009 Toyota Venza repairs by problem area

Engine (16%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (9%)

Suspension and Steering (14%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (21%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 57 repairs.
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2009 Toyota Venza repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (6%)

$500 - $999 (9%)

$100 - $499 (17%)

< $100 (66%)

Chart based on 47 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Venza in Florida, United States
Oct 2010 - Sep 2017
Apr 2012

23000 mi
Van would not start. Jump started with cables, but then would not release transmission Park interlock. Had to be flat bedded to dealer. 
Toyota Venza in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2014 - Apr 2017
May 2014

45300 mi
Glove compartment is plastic it does not open and close correctly, broken for no reason. Barely used. 
Jun 2014

45000 mi
Had two rubber strips that ran the length of the roof. One came off in carwash. Dealer said it was blown off by the dryer. Replaced once earlier under warranty. 
Nov 2014

52700 mi
Some sort of oil valve replaced. 
Nov 2016

68900 mi

US $900
Replaced alternator 
Toyota Venza in Virginia, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2014
Oct 2010

20000 mi
Dash light indicating tires were low. 
Toyota Venza in South Carolina, United States
Sep 2009 - Oct 2017
May 2010

29000 mi
Rear passenger side seat would not fold flat. Spring came loose. Same as earlier problem a month earlier drivers' side rear passenger seat. 
Jul 2011

59000 mi

US $10
Fuse blew so outlet into which you plug things which need an electrical source(such as cell phones) wouldn't work. Service station found a spare fuse in my fuse box and replaced it. Fuse blew on AC outlet. It would not charge the phone. Shop did not have right fuse, but found spare in my car and replaced the fuse, fixing the problem. 
Jul 2012

93700 mi

US $350
Bad left front wheel bearing. Also, had to have a bolt replaced that dealer apparently omitted replacing when doing brake light switch recall work.Not sure if any relationship between missing bolt and bad wheel bearing. 
Aug 2013

119900 mi
Tire dealer failed to tighten nuts when rotating tires and they had come loose and the car was shaking and rattling near the right front. I am l am lucky the tire didn't come off 
Dec 2013

127000 mi

US $78
Since problem with loose lug nuts, experienced vibration around 70 mph, Tires balanced and rotated eliminated most of it. 
Nov 2015

163000 mi
Abrupt and effusive oil leak caused by leaking engine oil cooler pipe 
Jun 2017

189000 mi

US $35
Brake tail light burned out and had to be replaced. Not easy to access. 
Toyota Venza in Maryland, United States
Jun 2010 - Feb 2014
Apr 2011

34000 mi
Power liftgate stopped working. 
Feb 2014

75000 mi

US $200
Heated seat stopped working. 

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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Toyota Venza in Arizona, United States
Dec 2011 - Sep 2013
Jun 2013

76000 mi

US $500
Leaking boot 
Toyota Venza in Ohio, United States
Sep 2012 - Oct 2015
Feb 2013

32000 mi

US $1500
Rattle from steering wheel area when driving over bumps at low speed. Steering column replaced. Column assy, bolt, steering lock & labor ~ $1500. Car w/ 32K miles but out of basic warranty. However, I had purchased 100K extended warranty. 
Sep 2015

60000 mi

US $100
60,000 mile routine maintenance. Replace original battery. Repair rusted heat shield by gas tank. 
Toyota Venza in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2015 - Jul 2017
Nov 2015

78900 mi

US $135
Dashboard warning lights came on about vehicle stability control system and repair required. Happened twice in a one week span. Warnings went out both times after a day or so. Dealer found failure codes but could not make a diagnosis. 
Mar 2016

86000 mi

US $50
Problem with vibration/noise from rear end. Issue was due to problem with AWD system. Quote from the dealer was ~$2700 but was covered under drivetrain warranty. 
Jun 2017

113000 mi

US $630
Right Rear strut broke so replaced both sides. 
Toyota Venza in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2015 - Aug 2017
Feb 2017

97000 mi

US $3000
Rear differential coupling failed. 
Toyota Venza in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
Oct 2009

4600 mi
Annoying "tick/rattle" in driver's side dashboard repaired after second attempt by dealer to fix. Apparently defect in frame causing metal to rub against metal and make noise. Took 7 hours to fix. 
Toyota Venza in Florida, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2017
Sep 2016

105000 mi

US $225
Brakes were soft and not responsive. Fluid was leaking. 
Nov 2016

108000 mi

US $250
Radiator replacement. 
Jun 2017

120000 mi

US $535
Sensor malfunction. 
Toyota Venza in Michigan, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2017
Nov 2016

67600 mi

US $290
HID bulb replaced; required front bumper removal and replacement 
Toyota Venza in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2011 - Dec 2016
Jan 2014

98800 mi

US $80
Check engine as well as the majority of indicators became illuminated all at once. Dealer said it was nothing and should go off in approx 50 mi - They did not - went to dealer they shut it off. 
Jun 2014

77000 mi
Cause of nuisance indicators illuminating was a defective sensor 
May 2016

95300 mi
Needed new bushings. A leak at the rear axle needed fixing. 
Toyota Venza in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2009 - Mar 2014
Apr 2011

19100 mi
rattles in the steering column, parts replaced 
Toyota Venza in Colorado, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2015
Apr 2013

30000 mi
There was a bad speed sensor in the ABS and Traction Control system. This is a known problem and there is a technical bulletin out on it. My car is out of warranty under the time limits but the dealer did not charge me because of the TB. 
Toyota Venza in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Sep 2009 - Sep 2013
Jun 2011

17360 mi
The rubber seal around the driver's side front door had come out of its track. It was successfully repaired. 
Toyota Venza in New Hampshire, United States
Apr 2010 - Sep 2017
Sep 2010

12000 mi
too many dashboard pieces and console pieces, and they move around 
Nov 2010

15200 mi
Replace two matching pieces in Console and aligned heater console as the dealer finally found that piece was too low causing all these other issues. This only took 17 months to correct. 
Oct 2012

31000 mi
Paint peeling from rear wheel wells on both sides and peeling is now migrating to the side of the rear bumper. 
May 2013

36000 mi
Home link intermittent 
Jun 2013

36000 mi
Homelink reprogramming needed, Toyota dealer did NOT know how to do this. 
Sep 2014

48000 mi

US $160
Rear wheel speed sensor done under extended warranty, 

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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Toyota Venza in New Mexico, United States
Sep 2009 - Sep 2015
May 2015

82000 mi

US $1100
fan blower motor replacement, compressor replacement Radiator hose leak 
Toyota Venza in Rhode Island, United States
Sep 2009 - Jan 2013
Aug 2011

21000 mi
Clunking in steering colum - new steering column installed and problem resolved Rattle in steering column - new parts installed under warranty 
Toyota Venza in Florida, United States
Nov 2009 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013

35000 mi
roof trim strip came off in car wash during drying cycle. trip strip problem was identified in TSB but dealer never indicated a TSB existed for this issue 
Toyota Venza in Texas, United States
Dec 2011 - Jul 2015
Nov 2012

82700 mi
Recall for brake switch replacement. Our intermittently acted up. Got warning light and car would not shift out of park. We dropped the car off and returned a few hours later to pick it up. 
Toyota Venza in Florida, United States
Aug 2010 - Feb 2011
Sep 2010

18000 mi
Knock in engine when cold.Repairman called today an ask to keep car another day as they could not find problem. This is fourth trip with this problem. 
Feb 2011

20000 mi
Bought back for knock in engine when cold. 
Toyota Venza in Texas, United States
Feb 2012 - Sep 2017
Oct 2014

83300 mi
Driver's side sun visor hinge torn out of its mounting. I understand this is a common problem. Self-repair. Found a fix on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvPxParKy9w 
Dec 2014

85000 mi

US $50
Reported oil leak between engine and trans housing. Dealer replaced rear main seal under CPO extended warranty. Transmission intermittently exhibits hunting or slippage in lower gears. 

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2009 Toyota Venza 4dr SUV

182-horsepower 2.7L I4 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Toyota Venza in Maine, United States
Sep 2009 - Oct 2013
Apr 2011

24500 mi
During right turn,rainwater flowed onto passanger seat from area at top of A pillar and roof. Headliner was saturated, kept leaking. Water was found to be leaking from where windshield meets body. Required windshield replacement. 
Toyota Venza in Washington, United States
Apr 2012 - Feb 2017
Jun 2012

26000 mi

US $1200
Removed leather seats, replaced seat heater electronics to fix overheating problem 
May 2013

31500 mi
Steering rack movement, rack replaced. Problem fixed. 
Mar 2016

47000 mi
Interior rear passenger window trim drooping. Dealer was unable to address at the time due to high repair volume of other cars. Sent us home. 
Feb 2017

53000 mi
Drooping window trim. 

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