2003 Toyota Echo Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Toyota Echo

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2003 Toyota Echo Problems

Check Engine Light Due to EVAP System Fault

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.

Cleaning May Correct Faulty Mass Air Flow Sensor

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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2003 Toyota Echo Questions

350000km on the clock. Should i purchase this car? What is Useful life of engine (2 answers)

A mechanic is selling me his manual toyota echo 2003 model in fairly good conditions and moderate price (1600 USD) . I'm a student and can't afford luxury cars. Only issue in my mind is that it has already run 3 hundred and 50 thousand kms. I want to know what is the useful life if Toyota...

My check engine light has been on for years. Every year at "inspection time" I (2 answers)

attempt to get it fixed. Last year, Spider webs were cleaned out (from where I don't recall), and after a week the light reappeared. This year I replaced the purge solenoid valve. Again, after just a few days, the check engine light is back on. I need to get my car inspected and know it w...

Transmission problems (1 answer)

172,000 miles. Regular maintenance. Transmission is slipping and has little to no power. Finding it hard to believe that the transmission in a Toyota is already bad. Could it be something else besides the transmission? Only other codes are EVAP system but those shouldn't affect the transmissi...

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2003 Toyota Echo Reviews

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based on 3 customer reviews
I bought the Toyota Echo a while back before gas prices went through the roof. My friends all taunted me about my decision to buy the Echo. Well, as I a poor college kid with poor college kid friends; I have had the last laugh!!! This car is amazing on gas and has not broken down on me!! I average about 50-60mi a day here, and yet my car cranks on without problem. The only trouble is the AC uni...
I have 190,000 miles on my 2003 Echo without any major problems. I still get 31 MPG overall, she has been a great car and has held up extremely well. Total spent on maintenance in the last 8 years has been (rounded) $2300.00 Yes, like those below I love my Echo!
very good car. mileage.a good car

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