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  1. Matrix/Prius cross compatability?

    Prius 2nd Gen - Hybrid (2004-2009)
    Hey everyone, newbie here on T.N. Anyone have any insight into the cross compatibility of the matrix/corolla/vibe and 2nd gen Prius? I'm in the process of doing a (x)ZZ powered swap on my Prius and came to a few conclusions thus far. matrix/corolla/vibe suspension components and Prius...
  2. Toyota Matrix 2011 won't start (vidéo)

    Corolla 11th Gen Sedan 2014-19, Scion iM 2016-18
    My toyota matrix 2011 doesn't want to start, motor is like suffucating. I tried to change de starter it's not it.
  3. Toyota Matrix 07 ECM problem

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Ok a quick backstory to this problem. Last summer I was randomly driving when the check engine light turned on and my toyota matrix lost acceleration and went into LIMP mode. It said it had a ECM problem on the check engine light. Well I just turned off the car, started it back up and didn't...
  4. 2007 Matrix - Purchase advice

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Found a 2007 Matrix base model manual with 140,000 miles on it. Considering it for a car for a teen. Fairly clean, no codes, no obvious leaks, starts right up, engine sounds fine, no strain with AC on. From experienced owners anything in particular to look for on the Matrix other than the...
  5. 05 Matrix XR shaking when accelerating

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    I have a 2005 Matrix XR 1.8L AWD with 195k miles. About two months ago, a slight vibration developed (felt mostly in the floorboard and seat) when slightly accelerating at highway speeds (60-70mph). I took it to the tire shop and they have tried balancing twice but the same issue has persisted...
  6. Post engine swap a245e tranny problems

    Corolla 8th Generation (1998-2002)
    backstory: 2002 corolla used for son #2 who commutes 20 mins each way to college. He's had the car for two years and with 190k miles it was losing oil. Last week he called roadside assistance. Once home the car started and ran but very noisy, top end type noise. Checked compression 1/2/3/4: were...
  7. Toyota AC Stator Coil Issues(Clutch Coil)

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Soo at this point I am stumped on my AC unit, got it cooling again but then it failed to pull the clutch in again, 04 matrix XR, pre part number changes(per what the parts desk told me by vin verify), I have owned this car for about 2 months now. AC clutch was not engaging. Checked the relay...
  8. FS: Parts for Gen 1/1.5 Matrix

    Car Parts for Sale
    FS: Parts for Gen 1/1.5 Matrix updated Final Price Drop!! Need these items GONE! It's time to sell the parts from my 03 Matrix. Ever since it was written of last December, I haven't had a chance to post a For Sale thread, but I've procrastinated enough. Here's a list of parts. If I...
  9. Couple Questions About my Matrix

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hi everyone, just bought myself my first car a few weeks ago, a 2004 Matrix XR with (roughly) 310k km's and a 5 speed manual for a solid price of 1500$. I have a couple questions about the car. Whenever I pass 2800 rpm's with medium throttle, there is a loud whistle that only gets louder that...
  10. Door mirrors with LED signal

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    Hello friends, I have been wondering if it would be possible to upgrade the basic powered door mirrors on my 2013 Matrix to the OEM mirrors with LED turn signals. It appears that the Scion XB and XD used the same mirror as Corolla/Matrix and some trims had LED turn signals built in. This...
  11. 05 Matrix Engine/Tranny Swap

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    My 2005 Matrix runs great but is starting to get pretty high in miles (250,000). I started thinking about how much I love the Matrix but it has it's flaws. I'm new to the forums/car modification. Sorry if I come of dumb haha Currently I have the base model automatic 1ZZ-FE. I want to slowly...
  12. FS - starter for 2003-2008 Corolla / Matrix / Pontiac Vibe ($80)

    Car Parts for Sale
    Brand new AC Delco 337-1171 Professional Starter. Ordered this online, then delivery was delayed by a few weeks and I couldn't wait that long, so I had to buy a different starter locally to install. Box opened only to take photos. Asking $80+shipping, paid $130 originally. Located near San...
  13. FS: t-28 turbo kit (turbokits.com)

    Car Parts for Sale
    Turbo Kit This Turbo Kit was purchased from Turbokits.com and is made for a 03-08 Toyota Corolla, Celica, Matrix (1zz-fe engines). It comes with everything that is needed to install it*. It is in proper working condition. It retails for about $3.3k. Asking Price: $2.4K Location: Houston, TX...
  14. Free offer (Chicago IL): K&N 33-2252 Air Filter and Supplies for Corolla/Matrix/Vibe

    Car parts for trade, wanted parts, or free offers
    Free offer (Chicago IL): K&N 33-2252 Air Filter and Supplies for Corolla/Matrix/Vibe GONE!!! I had this filter in my 2005 Matrix XR AWD, which I traded in with a heavy heart in 2015. The filter is in good condition but needs to be cleaned. I am including the K&N cleaning kit and the K&N...
  15. Radiator fan spinning at weird times

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hi there, I've recently purchased my car this summer and everything has been going fine since then. It's a 2007 Matrix Base model. It's used at 175000km. Now the part that's confusing me is the radiator fan spinning when there is visibly no need to. I've never had any heat problem, even...
  16. Test Driving a 2006 Matrix - anything to look for?

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    As the title states, I am test driving a 2006 5-speed Matrix later today. Owner sent me maintenance records (included) and CarFax report, which look good, but wondering if there are any known or common issues I should be on the lookout for during the test drive. Anyone have any huge cons to...
  17. New XRS Owner in CA

    Introduce Yourself Here
    Just purchased an '05 Matrix XRS. It's a gamble, the car already has 290k miles on it but the price was right. There are a few issues I'm going to need to address but I'm hoping it'll be still be good fun transportation for another 50k or more. Looking forward to jumping into the forums to learn...
  18. [Story] Adding keyless entry to a 2006 Matrix Base model with factory power locks

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hello, I purchased a used Toyota Matrix Base 2006 model with a standard transmission a couple of years ago. It came with power locks, but no keyless entry. I did some research, and I posted to a forum a few years ago and I asked about adding the door control receiver module. Someone replied to...
  19. 2009 Matrix - Part Number please?

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    The Door latch for this little POS failed. After couple of blows to my right knee I really need help. Anyone had this little Latch fail? or its just the my brutish fingers. If not can someone give the part number for this coin box? I moved after I got this out of the car. I need to look harder...
  20. My Tail lights will not turn on

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    My tail lights and my liscence plate lights wont turn on. I've changed the tail bulbs but that didn't help. I changed the fuse and the tail relay and that did nothing. My brake lights, hazard lights, headlights and blinkers all work. I installed a new radio and thought that might be the issue...
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