This causes premature clutch disc wear. Primary Use: Family transportation Great Little Car And Makes The Wife Happy Happy Wife Happy Life Lol — Great commuter car for the wife cheap on gas. The inside has plenty of seating room due to an excellent utilization of space. It's very difficult to keep on track as the car constantly wanders. General Comments: It's very peppy, nimble in the city, and fun to drive on windless, dry roads. Felt safe and in control driving it. Modern petrol pumps are getting quicker all the time.
Definetly, I'm keeping this little ugly car. Apr 06, 2009 Whenever you have additional floor mats in the vehicle, the clutch pedal does not go to the floor. Next time you fill up just pull the petrol pump handle half way, it will take longer to fill but you wont get the blow back. Jul 13, 2014 this is becoming a common problem, what is going on with your car is that as you fill the fuel tank you have to displace the air inside the tank as the fuel goes in the air has to come out this is done by the purge system, as the fuel goes in the air is displaced threw a purge canaster the canster trapes any fuel vapers that are in the displaced air and as you are driving the car the vapors are burned by the engine, this canister is either pluged or the valve that opens and closes the canister is stuck so as you fill the tank the air can not get out so you get back pressure in the fill neck and this causes the pump to shut off, bottom line you need to have the purge system checked. The following chart shows the 9 most common problems for 2005 Toyota Echo.
It is perfect for towing by my mini motorhome. No other car has lasted nearly this long: at 180K miles, she's still going strong. It should tell you what type of oil to use. Also shifting into 1st is difficult most of the time. Trying to fill up quickly it will only build up pressure and cut off. Still, it's fuel-frugal and performs adequately with its 108-horsepower 1. For more information, refer to this page:.
General Comments: Overall this car has been great, not that I expected anything else. The car is fun to drive. Folding rear seats solve this problem well though. I think I'll keep my Echo for awhile longer. My automatic transmission is pretty boring to drive.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic 2 problems. Faults: Nothing has gone wrong with the car. But I heard that the standard is fun and nervous. It's hard to understand why Americans rejected this car, yet embraced the awful Aveo in its first couple of years. Build quality: Very easy to drive with perfect visibility. Try wiggling the input nozzle around so it may be parallel to the ground, and just experiment.
. Apr 10, 2009 I have a 2005 Hyundai Accent, It is not possible to fill the tank if you are letting the petrol pump run at full speed. Or just slow down your pumping speed. Also, when slightly rolling backwards and trying to put it into reverse, it grinds, even though the clutch is fully engaged. Reliability is obviously the main strength of this car. Never in the shop for anything.
We hope our site will help with selecting of a reliable and safe car. Despite its tiny size, this car feels more like a Mercedes at moderate speeds, absorbing road irregularities with confidence, and giving the driver a sense that the car is traveling much slower than it actually is. The service allows to compare and analyze statistics for reported problems, complaints, recalls for various manufacturers. Faults: Noise in the belt after replacing it, but was fixed. Bought it used in 07, and I couldn't be happier with it. Year of manufacture 2005 First year of ownership 2005 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 1. The window sticker stated that it would get 39 miles per gallon of gas when it only got 24 to 27 miles per gallon of gas.
Looks sporty and she loves it. This, in turn, prevents the clutch release mechanism from releasing the clutch disc fully from the flywheel. In those weather conditions, I'm almost afraid to drive my car on the Highway. There are 2 cylinders, one is connected to the clutch pedal, and the other is on the transmission clutch release arm. I was in a rear in collision March, 2011. The total sales of the 2005 Toyota Echo in the United States are 10,262 units.
We have never had a car that was so cheap to run around with and even on the highway this little car zips along and gets 48 mpg doing it. I take that into consideration when I drive. Highly recommended to those seeking an outstanding all-purpose economy car. I do have a couple minor complaints: 1 Annoying plastic rattles, not all the time, but they seem to come and go, and sometimes it is difficult to pinpoint what exactly is causing it. Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.