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  1. Steering rack bushings for echo!!???

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    My 2000 echo is about to hit 340,000 miles and is still going. The manual steering rack bushings are just about worn out and I can't find just the replacement bushings? I bet there's a Toyota car that uses the same size bushings from energy suspension or something. Anyone ever solved this issue...
  2. RS3200 vip alarm install manual for Echo/Vitz/Yaris

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hello. I was wondering if anyone has or knows where to find the RS3200 vip alarm system manual for the Echo/Vitz/Yaris. It would be great if it is the echo version, as I'm trying to install it myself. I tried looking online, but to no avail, I could not find it. I do not need the manual for the...
  3. Grinding noise at acceleration not going away...

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Owner of Toyota Echo 2004 1.5L VVTI manual 200k, we have heard a grinding noise only when accelerating or shifting. Took it to a few mechanics only to be told by all of them to change the clutch plate. So we changed it, but taking the old one out, we realized nothing was wrong with it. Having...
  4. Echo not Starting

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hello, New on this forum. I have a 2003 Echo sedan. No start condition. Battery is new and charged. I can jumper the starter directly from the battery. then it works fine, and I drive to work. I am a little tired of opening the hood to start the car. I have un packed the wiring harness...
  5. 03' Echo Clutch cable help

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hey guys, Could really use a hand here :| I'm trying to do the clutch on my echo, HOWEVER i cant get these clips off the cables for the life of me. any suggestions? I cant find anyone documenting the process on an echo at all.
  6. Help Replacing wheel stud on toyota echo rear wheel

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hello, I am replacing a wheel stud on a 2001 toyota echo as a friend of mine over-torqued it (I have too much nerve damage from a car accident so I can't use my hand properly sometimes), and managed to break one of the wheel studs on the right rear wheel. This is pretty different from what I am...
  7. Wheel sizes for 2003 Echo

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hey everyone! I own a 2003 Echo (4dr) and I was wondering what sizes are similar to the stock 185/60R15 tire size and 5Jx15 ET45 rims. I was trying to find alloy wheels for the summer but I couldn't find any online or at any nearby auto stores. 4 factors affect my decision process for rims and...
  8. 2001 Toyota ECHO speedometer issue

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    My 2001 Echo's speedometer seems to work fine and accurate unless the car goes over 50mph. When the car is moving faster than 50mph, the needle stays put at 50mph. When the car slows back down below 50mph, the speedometer begins reading accurately again, as long as it is moving slower than...
  9. Securing Echo trunk release inside car

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    To help ensure the bad guys don't have an easy time breaking into my car and taking stuff, I want to bold down the trunk release lever inside the car to the floor board. Two questions I have: - Doing this, any risk I would run into anything vital under the floor surface? - Would this hamper the...
  10. 2003 Toyota Echo w/146k MTrans. - shaky -regardless in neutral or drive

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hi All, As title says, my car that has 146k and had no major problem so far. Today afternoon I went to the grocery, drove 3 miles, did a shopping for 10-15 minutes, came back, started to drive a car, and noticed a fine shaking. I stopped at the red light, then at a 4-way stop, and put the stick...
  11. Recommended Tires - 2001 Toyota Echo

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Just wondering if anyone could give me their 2 cents on what tires they think are good for all [wet/dry] weather and handling as well as tread-life for this car? Currently it has Uniroyal Tiger Paws, but they are starting to crack a little..not bad, but thinking I should get them replaced--the...
  12. Major gas/fuel vapor leak from breather tube at filler neck door

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hi TN, I have a 2001 Echo 4-door with automatic transmission that is giving me hell. I smelled raw gas fumes coming from the car and checked under the hood and under the car and ended up finding the leak by smelling the fumes right next to the fuel filler door. The car is getting terrible gas...
  13. 2005 Echo - blue "Coolant Cold" light intermittant while driving

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    2005 Echo, blue coolant cold light comes on and/or flickers intermittently. Sometimes at full speed on the highway, sometimes in stop-and-go traffic. The illuminated light is associated with a high idle speed (1500rpm) and when the light goes out it returns to normal (700 rpm). Thermostat was...
  14. toyota echo heater core removal

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hello, I own a toyota echo 2003 1.5L VVTi And I need to replace the heater core, Can anyone help me with ways to remove everything to get to it. there are not many resources online and Would love some info. Cheers Seb.:wink:
  15. 2002 Echo - How to remove rear seats

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hi Guys, I have a 2002 Echo sedan. I'd like to remove the rear seats completely for more storage (I am a musician). I was able to get the bottom foam off, but the seat "backs" are more stubborn. I see there are two bolts on the floor frame in the middle of the seat backs, and one bolt on each...
  16. Painting Echo Reflector Housings?

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    While searching through the local scrap yards to find a new bumper for my '01 Echo that was rear ended, I indeed happened to find an exact Alpine Silver matching Echo. So I grabbed both headlights and the one remaining tail light just for fun. Long story short my headlights look the 267,000...
  17. 2003 Echo Air Conditioning Not Blowing Cold

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    The stock air conditioning system in my 2003 Echo failed abruptly last week. The air no longer blows cold when the system is turned on. I've also noticed that the engine "hum" no longer changes frequency (gets lower because of what I assume is the added load) when I turn the A/C on. I checked...
  18. Hello! couple questions/problems about my Echo's/Yaris('s?)!

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hey guys, newbie posting here, but not my first time on forums! :) so, first question on my list of newbie questions :) I have a Yaris 06 1.5L- It is turning over, but seems like it has no compression. The guy brought it to my paps ( autowrecker) because the engine died. the alt belt turns...
  19. Drone be gone..?

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    I had lots of drone in my car before i wanted to shoot flames out of my muffler. "yes its possible". After about 30 times the drone is magically gone? i have a cat but no resonator. Could all the carbon be burnt out of the exhaust.
  20. 2000 Echo - Rolls but won't start!!

    Yaris/Scion iA, Vitz and Echo Forum
    Hi everyone, So I bought a 2000 Toyota Echo to get me through this winter and it has served me a faithful 5200km in just 2 weeks. However today I was sitting in it while it was idling and it began to idle rough. The oil light and battery light came on. I just had a mechanic do an oil change...
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