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Toyota Matrix Most Common Problems (All Years)

24
wheel bearing / hub
16
starter
13
strut (suspension)
13
water pump
11
intake manifold gasket
10
brake caliper
9
catalytic converter
9
clutch lining / friction plate wore out
9
exhaust flex pipe / mid pipe / tail pipe
8
exhaust heat shield
7
end link or bushing for stabilizer bar
7
oxygen sensor
7
timing belt / timing chain tensioner gasket or seal
5
alternator
5
CV joint / axle / half shaft
4
entire transmission
4
oil pan seal / gasket
3
A/C recharge (no parts replaced)
3
A/C relay
3
battery cable terminal
 
3   6   9   12   15   18   21   24   27   30  
Chart is based on 449 vehicles in TrueDelta's reliability survey.
These are the problems owners most commonly reported on TrueDelta's Car Reliability Survey. For many models not all entries have been coded yet, so focus on the relative numbers rather than the absolute numbers. Usually when people say "they all have this problem," the problem in question actually affects between 10 percent and 20 percent of all cars. We aren't counting wear items like brake pads and rotors that truly do require periodic replacement on all cars.