fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,900 miles

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2001 Toyota Echo windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2001 Toyota Echo Owner Comments

problem #2

Aug 162003

Echo 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 23,800 miles


My 2001 Echo was just sitting in my driveway and the next morning the car had a large crack in the glass.........it was night time and the was no sun or heat to make this happen......I took it to the turnersville Toyota in New Jersey were I bought the car and they laughed at my wife and I.............they claim that a tiny pinpoint dot on the windshield, barely visiable to the naked eye caused this to happen............one pinpoint mark cause a now 10inch crack to form on this windshield........if feel this glass is not up to the standards that it should be....maybe it was a faulty windshield......it am just so upset that they do not want to stand behind their warrenty and just because they are such a large company they think this is a joke....we bought this car new and never in my life have I had this happen to any of my other cars......my 1990 Honda has tons of these marks on the windshield and it never has had a problem with my windshield cracking..........I do not know if there are anymore complaints like this but this to me seems to be a quality problem...the quality of the windshield is at question here and how much protection does it hold for the drive ror the passenger.........even if I take a picture of this mark they claimed caused it you would need a inlarge it tens times to see this mark they claim is the problem and not the quality of the glass........

- Sewell, NJ, USA

problem #1

Sep 012001


  • miles
Windshield has been replaced three times since date of purchase.

- Sterling, NJ, USA

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