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.

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CarComplaints.com 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.

6.8

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,500 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.

2010 Toyota Matrix engine problems

engine problem

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2010 Toyota Matrix Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 112010

Matrix

  • 9,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Driving Toyota Matrix 2010, in 97degree heat, up a hill (6 miles long), in 3rd gear, air conditioning off (as suggested at the bottom of the hill), on cruise control. Speed of approx 60 mph. The car sputtered and then stalled. I was able to restart it after about 5 min. Nothing was done to correct the failure yet. An appointment with the dealership has been made.

- Reno, NV, USA

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