Recall List for the 2002 Toyota Echo

Official recalls have been issued for the 2002 Toyota Echo by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Toyota service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Toyota customer service.

  1. 2002 Toyota Echo ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING NHTSA Campaign #06V266000

    • Date Announced: JULY 19, 2006
    • Vehicles Affected: 34,771

    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.

    Consequence: Engine oil inside the sensor wiring connector could cause expansion due to the heat of the engine and could deform the sensor wiring connector. The connector may become disconnected, which could cause the engine to stall while driving and not be able to be restarted increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the crankshaft position sensor free of charge. The recall began on July 26, 2006. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #06V266000 »

  2. 2002 Toyota Echo SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS NHTSA Campaign #02V268000

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01, 2002
    • Vehicles Affected: 59,394

    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.

    Consequence: If this condition occurs frequently, the rear brake line could be damaged, which could result in leakage of brake fluid, causing a decrease in brake effectiveness.

    Actions: Dealers will replace the rear brake lines. Owner notification began November 9, 2002. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #02V268000 »

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