Close

Toyota Matrix Rattling Noise

Learn if it's a simple fix or time to seek out a trusted technician.

What are common reasons my Toyota Matrix engine rattles?

While there are a variety of reasons your Toyota Matrix is rattling, the most common 3 are the ball joints, struts or strut mount, or a problem with the sway bar links.
28%
of the time it's
Ball Joints
16%
of the time it's
Struts Or Strut Mount
12%
of the time it's
Sway Bar Links

Get your Toyota issue diagnosed by a professional

Find a high quality auto repair shop or dealer near you
x

Related Toyota Matrix Questions

See what others are asking about their Toyota Matrix. Get answers from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
The water pump pulley is wobbling and making a loud rattling noise, lately accompanied by a squeaking noise as it has...

Related Toyota Matrix Problems

Find the most common driver-reported problems that are to blame when a Toyota Matrix engine rattles.
The timing chain tensioner on the 2003-2005 toyota matrix is designed to use oil pressure to keep tension on the timi...

Toyota Matrix Rattling Noise Repair Symptoms

A "clunk" or "knock" when turning, or when going over bumps, can indicate a problem with a ball joint. The sensation is often felt in the floorboard of a vehicle when driving. A...Read More
Struts and shocks that are broken or failing can cause a number of symptoms, most of which will make for a less comfortable ride. They include the following: A knocking, ratt...Read More