The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an evaporative emission (EVAP) system fault. Our technicians tell us these EVAP system faults can be difficult to diagnose but it is not uncommon to find a failed charcoal canister or a loose or worn gas cap.
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2001 Toyota Echo
2001 Toyota Echo Problems
The mass air flow sensor on higher mileage cars occasionally needs to be cleaned or replaced if sluggish acceleration is experienced or the Check Engine Light is illuminated with a mass air flow meter sensor fault code stored.
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On certain models, the crankshaft angle sensor has been found to be defective and may be replaced under warranty.
Occasionally the timing chain and sprockets need replacement due to premature wear and problems with the variable valve timing system (VVTi).
2001 Toyota Echo Recalls (Recent)
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, IF THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN UNDER REPEATED START AND STOP OPERATION IN LOW AMBIENT TEMPERATURES AND IN DEEP SNOW, THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT SNOW COULD ACCUMULATE IN LARGE QUANTITIES INSIDE THE REAR WHEEL AND FREEZE. THE SNOW FROZEN INSIDE THE WHEEL COULD CONTACT THE REAR BRAKE LINE DURING WHEEL ROTATION.Learn more »
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, DUE TO IMPROPER MOLDING OF THE RESIN BODY OF THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENOR INSTALLED ON THE ENGINE BLOCK, ENGINE OIL MAY PENETRATE THE SEAL AND ENTER THE SENSOR WIRING CONNECTOR. THE WIRE HARNESS CONNECTOR MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENTLY ATTACHED TO THE LOCKING TAB OF THE SENSOR WIRING CONNECTOR.Learn more »
2001 Toyota Echo Questions and Answers
Last fall here in Seattle I replaced my front disc brakes about 6 weeks later I was on a hill (steep) at a light when I noticed my brake pedal slowly going to the floor. I have pulled all 4 whee...
I am looking for a 2001 Toyota ECHO manual 5 speed transmission VIN JTDAT123010190697, mine is blown, and I need a quality replacement.
Does the 2001 toyota echo have a timing belt or a timing chain? And when does the water pump need to be rerplaced?
Here is the latest update, have Les Schwab replace master cyl., they blead out the system. The pressure was fine for a day or so then back to slowly loosing pressure. Took car back they went over...
2001 Toyota Echo Reviews
i have toyota echo 2001 model.i got some problems the problems are following below
sometimes it's not start battery power is ok i had given many mechanic to solve the problems i don't know how to make it ok
My baby Lexus as I call my Echo was given as a gift to me by a customer of mine, I own a Body Repair and Paint Car Shop, spent less than $200 bucks to bring it back to life, a whole new paint job, looks and runs as good as any full size brand new car. Will not trade or sell it by no means. Great lil big car.
311,000 miles and still going.
Same engine, transmission, clutch, pressure plate, alternator, water pump, rotors, radiator, air conditioner compressor, starter.
It will be a lot shorter if I just write what I have replaced:
One headlight bulb, One O2 sensor, tires, brakes, windshield, oil,
plugs, belts, filters, wipers, battery.
If it weren't for the deer that ran into ME, the body would still be straight.
Great little car. It"s like the Energizer Bunny.. It just keeps going and going.... Great gas Mileage ......great internal design....Put the back seats down and haul lumber with trunk open...The guys in pick-up trucks are amazed ! My Lil" Echo Rocks !
I purchased my 01 Echo used in May of 2005 from a dealer. It had 70K miles on it and has worked very well for four years. I have put 120K more miles on it. The 5 speed manual transmission just went out. I am currently shopping for a used transmission as that is the only replacement option.