Took it to a mechanic who indicated that the assembly was close to catastrophic failure. Last Tuesday night, 2 days before I had an appointment for 90,000 mile maintenance, I noticed a clicking sound in the engine when I accelerated. There were no notable maintenance issues to report. I am not going to purchase another toyota because their quality has decllined over the years. Toyota has a reputation for reliable cars, I guess until they are not. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557639333785 ; listingsSearchManager. I will update with pictures.
Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Dealers will replace the passenger side front air bag, free of charge. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Called the dealer, the service Department was closed, but the receptionist recommended I go buy antifreeze and oil at the local supermarket. The first year of production 2003 , the was completely red. This recall only applies to models equipped with power windows.
Also, I would have to fly down to drive the car back. We sent it to Toyota to get it fixed and they repeatedly said they would have to remove the dash at our expense to diagnose the problem. On a , the car achieved. He also told me that Toyota would probably pick up the repair since it had less than 4,000 miles on a rebuilt engine currently the car has 45,398 mile on it. While it did have standard air conditioning, it left out features like color-keyed mirrors and door handles, blacked out window frames and power mirrors. The novel shifter location is cool once you get used to it, as the stick is an easy reach from the steering wheel.
They did, opening the door for to launch a third brand--the also-youth-aimed. The inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag. First sold in February 2002, the Matrix saw a minor facelift for the 2005 , and was redesigned completely in 2008 for the 2009 model year, following the new. Officially sold in until being discontinued, the Matrix was positioned as a sporty hatchback counterpart of the North American and was counted as a variant of it in Toyota's sales figures. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
The problem is well documented on the internet, but takes a while to find. The Pontiac Vibe is essentially the same car. I had all scheduled maintenance done at the dealership. It weighs in at a relatively light 2,800 lb 1,300 kg. Coming back from work, after 4 miles, the noise became louder, and the engine died.
He knew exactly what it was. One wonders, however, if it really shouldn't have been badged a Scion. The design was pleasing to the eye, except at certain times of the day; the chrome-ringed instrument cluster caused squint-inducing hot spots. Unusual looks, a sporty attitude, flexible interior packaging, and a cutting-edge ad campaign surrounded its release. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. However, the seats stayed comfortable through it all, and the suspension, while capable in turns, was compliant enough to absorb most of the ruts and bumps in the road.
I am not sure if it is worth it. When the car was updated in 2005, a digital clock was added to the radio bezel. I called the Toyota experience center and told them the problems I was having and they told me to take it to the local dealer to have it checked. Our Matrix lived up to its Toyota badge from a reliability standpoint. However, the next year, Toyota made the numbers white while keeping the rest of the gauges red.
Not bad for a year's work. The low-profile tires contribute to the Matrix's competent handling, but reveal their presence in more-than-average road rumble. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. The engine's aggressive sound was fun when running through the gears, but got old after some time on the highway. Toyota is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles and 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibe vehicles. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter.