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I have this same problem, and I removed the interior door fascia to examine the cause.
As mentioned, the moving, plastic part of the door handle has a recess that houses the return spring. Under stress (under too little stress, if you ask me), part of that plastic that surrounds the spring ruptures (tears), and the spring can no longer exert sufficient force to get the handle to retract flush against the car.
There is no way to fic that plastic part--you have to replace the entire handle. Searching for "Toyota Echo Door Handle" will find you a number of on-line sites that sell BLACK handles for under $7.00! The dealer wants something like $50-$70 for an OEM part, with the right color.
I have the service manual, and replacing these things is a *****! You have to use a TORX bit to remove the actual latch in the door, to get it out of the way.
There isn't actually any fixed linkage between the handle and the interior latch mechanism. When you pull the handle up enough, a plastic cam on the handle strikes a metal lever within the car door, forcing the latch to release the steel hoop. So once you can ACCESS the handle, swapping it out looks straightforward. The problem is, accessing it is a pain. Make sure you have a magnetic grabber handy for the hardware!
I have yet to find a cheap source for SILVER handles on the Internet (none of the Internet Junkyards have responded).

2001 Toyota Echo | Answered on Mar 17, 2020


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2000 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Nov 17, 2019


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2000 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Aug 20, 2019


Hi banksiah,
Turn the radio off.
Press 4 and while holding it press seek up. The clock will reset to 1:00.
To adjust the hour press and hold AM and then 1.
To adjust the minute press and hold AM and then 2.
Turn the radio on when finished.
I hope this helps

2001 Toyota Echo | Answered on Jun 29, 2019


  • remove wheel
  • undo top and bottom strut bolts...3 in the engine bay and two at the wheel end.
  • remove strut

2001 Toyota Echo | Answered on Aug 29, 2018


sounds like its the mass air flow sensor

2003 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Aug 28, 2018


sometimes you need a puller most of the time you can tap it out with a good old hammer

Toyota ECHO Cars... | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


take off the tire remove the brake drum let go the four bolts on the inside part behind backing plate should be able to tap the whole unit out without taking off the brake pads

2001 Toyota Echo | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


check you air hoses and connections sounds like a vaccum leak

2004 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


usually the battery and the fuse panel but I have done it without removing anything

2005 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


I think it is 8mm

2001 Toyota Echo | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


In the gas tank take out the back seat there is a panel where the fuel pump is accessible.

2003 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


a cylinder misfire is usually caused by bad spark plug or coil.

2003 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


I think it is located on the inside part of the engine about half way down.

2000 Toyota ECHO | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


if it doesn't have a dipstick there should be a plug located on the tranny that you can take out if the fluid flows out of it then it should be full.

2001 Toyota Echo | Answered on Aug 26, 2018

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