The Meineke also took the cat apart and double check they kept suspect the problem was from the cats. . A good mechanic will know the key things that can cause one of those readings to be higher than normal. A malfunctioning unit is a symptom of deeper and more alarming engine and exhaust problems you should take care of immediately. They finally told me the problem causes from unburn gas that causes my both Cats to Red Cherry. So keep your Lexus catalytic converter work normal is to let you have better experience. This is bad not only because it damages the catalytic converter, it can also damage the engine.
These 48-State Legal direct-fit catalytic converters are specifically designed to fit your vehicle with a no-hassle installation — no cutting, welding, or bending required. MrSypher, Did you replace cats and O2 sensors with Dealer parts? Excess fuel not burned results to both loss in engine power and an overheated catalytic converter. It's also possible that other parts of the exhaust-headers, mufflers, pipes-are the ones plugged. If these somehow pass through their seals and make their way to the combustion chamber, expect clogs, poor exhaust flow, and damaged converters. Eastern offers a wide range of direct-fit, semi-universal and universal converters so you can choose the right match for your vehicle.
Chubs, Glad to see your problem got fixed. The car was rejected for emmissions and they said that there might be a clogged catalytic converter. If the light's not visible, then it's plugged. Check the temperature of the converter's inlet and outlet to verify the diagnosis. Here are a few examples of the common problems experienced by aging units and their underlying causes. I am feeling great with the car now. There may also be an ignition misfire, compression leak, leaky valves, and others.
But I only had the car back from the dealer for like a month before it was crashed. Fuel concerns don't stop with the fuel used. I'm not exactly sure what would cause this to happen. Designed for easy installation - it requires no cutting or welding! Engineered to cut emissions and improve performance. This is a sign of a converter operating too hot.
Engine run much smoother now at start up. To combat this, not only should the converter be worked on, but valves and rings in the engine should be replaced as well. But I had my car running real rich, and that's why they burnt up like that. Don't let yourself accidentally pour in the wrong kind in your car. The inside of the cats turned to ash and clogged everything up which inturn made my sensons burnup too.
As for your questions, my dealer replaced both cats and 02 sensors with factory parts. . Lucky that I had never used the car with it Red cherry. I jst hope it doesn't happen again. I'm wondering if my O2 sensors need changing, or if my fuel filter needs changing, or maybe someone has another idea.
My catalytic is red like Cherry after 5 mins engine starts. It's also important that the fuel is burned to prevent other symptoms of a bad catalytic converter. You may also notice a drop in fuel efficiency. Just like liquid fuel in the converter, this is caused by an engine that's already burning engine oil during combustion. There are plenty of different valves and seals in the engine that are designed to contain substances in their proper place. The very cold water or snow immediately has negative effects on the converter's performance.
Lucky that the Cat is still warranty and dealer wanted to take a look at it before exchanged for a new one. Does it easy to use? Catalytic converters are designed to operate under a high, but tolerable, temperature. Despite their high and unforgiving work rate, it's very surprising that these don't require any maintenance at all compared to other parts. I recently tuned-up the car. It's just a plain in the butt to keep on having to bring my car to Lexus every few weeks. After replaced them, does your Engine light still on? To be sure that the converter is the one causing problems, remove it from the system and try to pass a beam of light through it. It also features honeycomb catalyst that has maximum surface area flow.
For the right amount of fuel to be burned inside the combustion chamber, make sure that the spark plugs and each of their wires are in good condition. A ferw months ago I have to place all my cats and 02 sensors because I toasted them. If these are experienced, you may have a plugged converter caused by excessive backpressure. Do you think motor vac will solve my problem instead of replace both catalytic? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Lucky that I had never used the car with it Red cherry. See product for application and installation details. These 48-State Legal semi-universal catalytic converters have a catalyst specifically designed for your vehicle — just cut out your old catalytic converter and weld in the new one.
Where do they sale it at? They finally told me the problem causes from unburn gas that causes my both Cats to Red Cherry. There really isn't any way to work directly on the converters-unless it's time to replace them. Evan Fischer also offers comprehensive manifold converter assemblies for newer vehicle models! It should list where your car exceeded the limit. Wouldn't hurt to ask a Lexus Tech. I am feeling great with the car now.