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2005 Toyota Matrix Problems

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Most Common 2005 Toyota Matrix Problems

Oxygen sensor failure may occur, resulting in the illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an evaporative emission (EVAP) system fault. Our technicians tell us these EVAP system faults can be difficult to diagnose but it is not uncommon to f...
The bolts attaching the front door window glass to the window regulator may come loose. This can cause the window regulator to become damaged and possibly causing the window glass to break. Some 2...
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0 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Brakes Problems

0 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Drive Train Problems

2 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Electrical & Lights Problems

The 2005-2008 Toyota Matrix 1.8L I4 models have issues with the circuit board in the electronic control module (ECM) cracking. There is no advanced warning for the issue, and when it occurs drivers...

3 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Engine Problems

Drivers of the Toyota Matrix may notice excessive oil consumption between oil changes, even to the extent of the engine oil warning light displayed on the multi-function display. This issue is kno...
The 2003-2008 Toyota Matrix 1.8L engine has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues. The engine ‘breathes’ through...
The timing chain tensioner on the 2003-2005 Toyota Matrix is designed to use oil pressure to keep tension on the timing chain. When it develops a leak, it can no longer provide tension, and the tim...

2 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Exhaust & Emissions Problems

Oxygen sensor failure may occur, resulting in the illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an evaporative emission (EVAP) system fault. Our technicians tell us these EVAP system faults can be difficult to diagnose but it is not uncommon to f...

0 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Maintenance Problems

1 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Miscellaneous Problem

The bolts attaching the front door window glass to the window regulator may come loose. This can cause the window regulator to become damaged and possibly causing the window glass to break. Some 2...

0 Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 2005 Toyota Matrix Problems & Complaints

The bolts attaching the front door window glass to the window regulator may come loose. This can cause the window regulator to become damaged and possibly causing the window glass to break. Some 2...
Oxygen sensor failure may occur, resulting in the illumination of the Check Engine Light.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an evaporative emission (EVAP) system fault. Our technicians tell us these EVAP system faults can be difficult to diagnose but it is not uncommon to f...
Drivers of the Toyota Matrix may notice excessive oil consumption between oil changes, even to the extent of the engine oil warning light displayed on the multi-function display. This issue is kno...
The timing chain tensioner on the 2003-2005 Toyota Matrix is designed to use oil pressure to keep tension on the timing chain. When it develops a leak, it can no longer provide tension, and the tim...
The 2003-2008 Toyota Matrix 1.8L engine has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues. The engine ‘breathes’ through...
The 2005-2008 Toyota Matrix 1.8L I4 models have issues with the circuit board in the electronic control module (ECM) cracking. There is no advanced warning for the issue, and when it occurs drivers...
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