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  1. 2006 Toyota Matrix FWD Automatic Base Model Passenger fog light cover broken

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Today I hit a racoon while driving my mom's car. I was going the speed limit of 70 kilometres per hour. The impact cracked the lower portion of the bumper on the passenger side, the fog light cover is missing, and the bumper seems to be wiggling more than it should. I live in Mississauga...
  2. Supreme's Hatchback

    Supreme's Hatchback

  3. Stalling 2006 Matrix that no one can diagnose!

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hi everyone. We bought a 2006 Matrix (auto) in March and about a month after buying it it started acting up. Basically the car will start sputtering and stalling within the first 5-10 minutes of driving. Sometimes if we rev it it seems to help and the car sputters a bit more before seeming to...
  4. 2009 matrix help

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    HI, I'm Jacob and I'm new here. I just need some guidance one an issue I have. I need to swap out the entire left tail light fixture, not just the bulbs. But everything I've been finding only tells me how to replace the individual bulbs. Do you guys have some insight for me?
  5. SOLD: Complete Thule Roof Rack w/Bike Carrier for '03 - '08 Matrix - Traverse Foot Pack, Cross Bars & Prologue Bike Carrier

    Car Parts for Sale
    NAME: Aaron Wygonik PHONE NUMBER: (302) 528-3922 EMAIL: [email protected] LOCATION: West Grove, PA (Chester County) PAYMENT PREFERENCE: Cash, Paypal or Venmo ITEM: For sale is a complete Thule roof rack system for an '03 - '08 Toyota Matrix (maybe Corolla too?). Traverse foot pack, two...
  6. 2004 Matrix - 1ZZ-FE engine is sounding like a dying tractor :(

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hi Toyota Nation - long time lurker here . . . I can't thank you all enough! The documentation in these forums has been unbelievably helpful to me so many times. I have a 2004 Matrix and recently its 1ZZ-FE engine started sounding pretty clackity. I know this is a noisy engine to begin with but...
  7. TRD Strut Bar - do I need to torque it down? 2010 Matrix XRS

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    Hey everyone, this summer in finally planning on installing some mods to my 2010 Matrix XRS. One of them being one of the only TRD parts for my car, the strut brace that runs behind/above the engine. I just want some foresight before I dive in. Obviously I'll need some wrenches, but do I...
  8. Toyota Matrix exhaust compatibility

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hey everyone just a quick question! I know it’s a long shot but will a first gen Scion tC trd exhaust for a first gen matrix xrs? If anyone has any experience with this please let me know! If not will any other trd exhausts fit? Thank you for your time
  9. 06 matrix codes C0200 and C1241

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    My Matrix is what I shall call "special". It suffers from extremely slow acceleration, no matter how hard I press the gas pedal. Press it too hard and the rpms jump past 3000. Loses speed and power going up any incline. Most of the time I have to time it just right and take my foot off the gas...
  10. 2005 Matrix Light Issue

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Had a case a couple of weeks ago when I was told that I had no brake lights so a local service center found that all three bulbs were burned out, and I had no issue for a few days. (Just seems strange that all three (left, right, top) bulbs would all be bad Now I have rear lights to a point...
  11. Looking at Mods for my 2010 Matrix XRS - what to buy and what fits?

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    Hi everyone, I'm aware of the now seemingly ancient thread about modifications here, however, I'm wary of buying the wrong part and having to go through returning the part. I'm new to cars in general, and I'm eager to learn more about them as a side hobby. Like any teenager, I want to slap some...
  12. 2009 Toyota Matrix XRS MT transmission humming

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    As the title says, my 09 matrix XRS (225,000km) has a bearing hum, suspected to be coming from the transmission. The hum gets louder with vehicle speed, doesn't matter what gear I'm in or if I'm in neutral and coasting. Both wheel bearings have been diagnosed as not the cause of the him, and...
  13. Grinding noise upon trying to start, just replaced clutch < 200 miles ago

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    As the title indicates, I have an 06 matrix that turns over but won’t start, and a grinding/ clanking noise comes from the flywheel/ clutch area, clutch has a bit too much play and I don’t think it’s the slave cylinder as it moves the shift fork just fine. There’s fluid sprayed on the drivers...
  14. 05 Matrix rattle noise and lack of acceleration.

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hi, hoping some of you guys might be able to help me out. Been dealing with this weird rattling noise, sounds like metal hitting each other. I can hear it inside and outside of my car. The only codes I have on my matrix is P0420 with 205k miles with rebuilt engine. I’ve also been dealing with...
  15. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...