How to Replace a Toyota Matrix Rear Hatch Strut?

Answer 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 »

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

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 »

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 »

How to Install the Rear Strut in a 2001 Toyota Corolla?

The Macpherson strut is primarily found on the front of cars, but on the 2001 Toyota Corolla, they are on the rear as well. The strut assembly consists of several different parts that make up the s... Read More »