Question about 2006 Toyota Matrix
This is very common on Matrix/Corollas and is repairable by way of replacement ECU to correct invalid parameters. the labor is low but the part is very expensive.
The good news is the warranty is 8 years and 80,000 miles on this fault.
There is a Bulletin on this concern. The correction is a new PCM with updated software.
Reference bulletin #TC015-07
The contents are below:
TRANSMISSION & CLUTCH
HARSH SHIFT AND M.I.L. "ON"
DTC P2716 Models:
'05 - '07 Corolla & Matrix (1ZZ-FE) September 20, 2007
Some 2005 - 2007 model year Corolla and Matrix vehicles equipped with an automatic transaxle may exhibit a harsh shift condition and a M.l.L. ON" with DTC P2716 stored.
Improvements have been made to the Engine Control Module (ECM) (SAE term:
Powertrain Control Module/PCM) to reduce the possibility of this condition occurring.
^ 2005 - 2007 model year Corolla and Matrix (2WD) vehicles equipped with the 1ZZ-FE engine.
This repair is covered under the Toyota Federal Emissions Warranty. This warranty is in effect for 96 months or 80,000 miles, whichever occurs first, from the vehicle's in-service date.
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Posted on Sep 30, 2009
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