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2003 echo runs very rough/dies and the check engine light flashes on and off after car is warmed up, shut off and sits for about 15 minutes and then restarted.

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    Sassy Oct 23, 2013

    It is tuned up. It runs fine most of the time. It is just after you have driven it and it sits for about 15 minutes that it runs really bad!. If you allow it to cool off completely, then it runs fine.

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Sounds like it needs a tune up. New Spark Plugs is a start.

Posted on Oct 23, 2013

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SOURCE: 2001 toyota echo engine light is on. Car idle is rough and sometimes stalls. Is there a way to clean the idle air control valve without removing it?

Yes, I just had the same problem and I cleaned it with STP throttle body and carb cleaner. Take off the air big air hose off of the throttle body. You will see a small hole on the lower right side. Put the spray nasal on your cleaner can. Stick the plastic nasal directly into the hold and spray it for about 7 seconds. Then take the nasal off of the can and stick it in the hole pushing it in and out for a few minutes. Then put nasal back on the can and spray for another 7 seconds. Now wait for 20 minutes. spray one last time for a few seconds and you are good to go. You will be shocked on how much better you echo will run. I almost spent 225.00 for a new idle control valve, man I sure am glad I did this. My car is running better now then when I first bought it. Good Luck !!

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SOURCE: rough idle on a 2000 echo when warm no check engine light

If it is an ignition miss, it should turn the check engine light on and give you a code for which cylinder.
A fuel problem or mechanical problem would not always make the warning light come on. Once the engine warms up the O2 sensor gives the computer data to cut back on fuel.
You might want to check the computer for trouble codes to see if anything has been stored.

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