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Old 02-24-2011, 02:44 PM
wangbungal wangbungal is offline
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how do you know if your catalytic converter is clogged?
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:13 PM
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Default Re: catalytic converter

low power, small exhaust flow, etc
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Old 02-25-2011, 05:28 AM
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Default Re: catalytic converter

you will feel the loss of power for sure maybe a rattle like broken parts shuffling around inside of a metal case.. just like S13minus1 stated low exhaust flow and maybe if its bad enough a check engine light set off by the 02 sensor
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:43 PM
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Default Re: catalytic converter

yep, ive got that sound going on too...guess i should have scrolled down before i posted my thread...
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Old 02-27-2012, 06:27 AM
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Default Re: catalytic converter

It could also cause you to get bad gas milage...
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