Last post on May 02, 2010 at 4:03 PM
You are in the Toyota Matrix
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Toyota Matrix, Toyota, Wagon
#4 of 9 Re: No timing belt Has Chain just learned. [nippononly]
Feb 02, 2007 (1:13 pm)
I was losing faith in some1 responding.
It sounds like Toyota has an easy service maintenance plan.
I will prob. flush out the coolant and trans (Auto) b4 100K miles. Why not be on the safe side.
My Kia Sorento plan is crazy
Timing belt change 40K and again 80K
Trans Fluch 60K
Diff. Fluid 20, 40, 60K
Very expensive to maintain the warranty on it.
Thanks again for the info
#5 of 9 You're welcome! :-)
Feb 02, 2007 (4:01 pm)
#6 of 9 Re: You're welcome! :-) [nippononly]
Jan 08, 2008 (11:45 am)
Matrix uses a timing chain, not a belt, so Toyota eliminated that costly service on this model. You can go to Toyota.com and look up the service recommendactions for all their models (I think it goes back to 03).
#8 of 9 2005 Matrix XR - Timing Belt vs. Chain
May 01, 2010 (5:48 am)
From what I've read here, it looks as though this vehicle has a timing chain vs. a belt. does this mean that since I'm at 107K miles I don't need to worry about changing it? Thanks... BIGGSEAL OUT!
#9 of 9 Re: 2005 Matrix XR - Timing Belt vs. Chain [biggseal]
May 02, 2010 (4:03 pm)
If you change your oil regularly the chain itself will in theory last the life of the engine.
In reality the sprockets and chain tensioner typically get noisy ~200-300K miles.