How to Install a Rear Hatch Lift Support for a Toyota Matrix?

Answer On a car with a hatchback such as the Toyota Matrix, the rear struts can give out, making the hatch both difficult to lift and sometimes impossible to keep open. But these struts aren't difficult t... Read More »

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How to Replace a Toyota Matrix Rear Hatch Strut?

Rear hatch struts are common on SUVs and wagons. Hatch struts are hydraulic and provide support to your rear door when it is open. The Toyota Matrix wagon has two hatch struts (one on each side). I... Read More »

How to Repair the Toyota Sequoia Rear Hatch When it Won't Open?

The Toyota Sequoia is a five-door SUV, with the fifth door being the rear hatch. If you pulled on the handle to open the hatch and it was loose and did not open the door, the actuator arm broke off... Read More »

How to Replace the Rear Wiper Blade on a Toyota Matrix?

The rear windshield wiper blade on a Toyota Matrix helps to remove the debris that accumulates on the rear window. Windshield wiper blades should be checked every six months on the Matrix for rubbe... Read More »

How to Replace the Rear Drum Brakes on a 2005 Toyota Matrix?

The 2005 Toyota Matrix was available in front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions, and was equipped with a 1.8-liter, in-line four-cylinder engine that produced 170 horsepower. The Toyota Matr... Read More »