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Old 11-19-2010, 08:44 PM
alogsdon0018 alogsdon0018 is offline
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Default Catalyic converter

I was wondering i bought a ranger 96 2.3 liter and the catylic converter has been punched out u know pipe cut then rod ran through then coupled back tog! yaeh great!! Well as i got to lookin i noticed that there is a freakin o2 senser in the cataylic converter shell i found all this out due too a check engine code the code read converter anyway since its gone an their expensive what is the impact to the motor will it ever perform rite like this or what due i have to do to maake it run ok like this?
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Old 11-19-2010, 08:48 PM
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shld run fine the way it is, u ddint delete any o2 sensors did you?
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:10 PM
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What does that mean delete 02 sensor there are two one up from cat or lack there of an one down they are both still there but its codin insufficint cat an it runs a lil rough i thought about replacing the down stream o2 cause the parts guy said if its bad it could also throw a bad cat code cause that is its job is to measure the cats performence but i have got bad advice more than once from a parts dude does the downstream 02 sensor have anything to do with performance or gas milage? thanx for your help the gas milege is like 18 miles a gallon after plugs k & n filter oil change and i took the baffle out of the air filter hose an it is still runnin a lil rough and gettin bad gas milege please help
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:18 PM
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just making sure you didnt delete/remove 1 of the 2 o2 sensors.... it has to be the o2 sensor throwin the code, it's the only sensor past the cat.... my cat has been removed for bout 8 months I get 20mpg city n 25-29 on hwy.. Ill send you a pm (personal message)
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:21 PM
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You may have to make the cat right....a new one.
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:47 PM
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Hey terry u say ur cat has been gone how did you get by the o2 sensors?
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Old 11-19-2010, 09:51 PM
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Hey terry u say ur cat has been gone how did you get by the o2 sensors?
Check for a message...he was going to send you one.

Scroll to the top..to the left click on user CP...click on messages there
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