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Toyota Matrix Questions


Car Idoling High And Low While Driving

In the beginning of the problem, the car idles up and down while driving, at 1000 - 2000 rpm. Work performed: Put in a throttle position sensor, idle air motor, cleaned the throttle body, replaced ...

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Whats The Spark Plug Gap For A 2005 Toyota Matrix

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Toyota Matrix Tachometer Has Gone Crazy

I drive a 2006 Toyota Matrix, automatic, 142m. My check engine light is on, but I haven't had it check because it frequently comes on and off for the evap sensor in the gas cap. a few months ago a...

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Plastic Piece Fell Out - Passenger Side Interior

The other day I found a plastic piece lying on the passenger's side floor mat. It is roughly "U"-shaped, dark grey plastic. It is hollow, and approximately 2.25" across the base, 3.25" across the ...

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2005 Matrix Will Not Start

Hello, I am in need of some assistance in trying to figure out why my 2005 Matrix will not start. What is happening is that when I turn the ignition to Start, I get nothing. I have power to everythin...

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About the Toyota Matrix

The Matrix is Toyota's foray into the nascent "CUV" segment: Car Utility Vehicles.  As the name suggests, the Matrix is a mixture of coupe, hatchback, and SUV elements.

The Matrix was introduced in 2003, and took the place of the Corolla wagon, which was retired in 1997. It provides increased storage space and length when compared to a coupe or hatchback, but doesn't ride as high as an SUV, so it's not as prone to rollovers.  As expected, fuel economy is somewhere in the middle between the great results of the compact coupes and the relatively worse fuel economy usage of many SUVs.

The Matrix is actually a collaboration between Toyota and General Motors. The GM version is the Pontiac Vibe, which looks quite different from the Matrix, but the two cars are very similar mechanically.

The Matrix is marketed to a younger consumer. So far, sales have been strong and the Matrix is frequently seen on the road.