Air Bags Problem on the 2003 TOYOTA ECHO
Car problem(s) with the 2003 TOYOTA ECHO.
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Problem with Air Bags
May 15, 2006 - Annapolis, MD - Air Bags
I OWN A 2004 ECHO. THERE ARE 3 MAIN PROBLEMS WITH THIS VEHICLE. ONE; THE TRANSMISSION HESITATES WHEN ITS SWITCHING GEARS. THIS IS AN AUTOMATIC. TWO; I WAS IN A CAR ACCIDENT ON DECEMBER 2, AND NONE OF THE AIR BAGS DEPLOYED. THREE; A LOT OF TIMES WHEN I TRY TO START THE CAR, IT STALLS.
Sep 17, 2005 - Weymouth, MA - Frontal
THIS INVOLVES MY UNCLE THOMAS BARRETT'S TOYOTA ECHO. THE VEHICLE STRUCK ANOTHER VEHICLE. NEITHER AIR BAG DEPLOYED AND THE PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT DID NOT TENSION. THE PASSENGER OCCUPANT WAS INJURED.
Mar 19, 2004 - Kissimmee, FL - Air Bags
CONSUMER STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING 50 MPH HER HUSBAND WAS INVOLVED IN A HEAD ON COLLISION. UPON IMPACT, AIR BAGS DID NOT DEPLOY. DRIVER WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED.
Apr 04, 2003 - Canada, 00 - Frontal
THE VEHICLE REAR ENDED ANOTHER MOTORIST, AND NONE OF THE AIR BAG DEPLOYED.
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