Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

Please take a moment & say thank you by donating $5 or whatever you can to the Center for Auto Safety. Notes: The Toyota Matrix is the mechanical twin of the Pontiac Vibe.

Both models were a joint GM-Toyota venture, manufactured together at a NUMMI production facility in Fremont, CA. Only the heating & A/C systems are different.


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,632 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2007 Toyota Matrix brakes problems

brakes problem

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2007 Toyota Matrix Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 012012


  • 59,632 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Toyota Corolla matrix. The contact stated that while driving at an unknown speed, a knocking sound emitted from the front end of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for a diagnosis. The technician diagnosed that the brake pads and tires needed to be replaced. The failure recurred multiple times. The dealer failed to further service the vehicle. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure was 59,632.

- Chicago Heights, IL, USA

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