I need a new Catalytic Converter for my 2001 Honda Accord - My original/extant catalytic converter is California compliant - I've been told to replace with same at a cost of $1,400 - I live in NY should I replace with same or will any catalytic converter (price closer to $500) do the job just as well?
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2001 Honda Accord Question: California Compliant catalytic converter - Necessary to replace with same?
Answer #1Tbone1980 September 11, 2013, 19:28Journeyman
You should be able to replace it with a normal 49 state leagal converter..
ziptie12 September 11, 2013, 20:29Master
Check with a place that does emissions testing (N.Y.-you get emissions tests done , right?)-see what they would recommend so you will more likely get one that will not set poor converter function code (P0420).
ReplyTbone1980, September 12, 2013, 01:52Journeyman
No one I know of does emissions testing in NY, I've lived in the Syracuse area my whole life and been driving since I was 17 and not one emissions test...
Answer #3Greg's Orange Auto (10955 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 482-6185globalhelper September 12, 2013, 06:09Master
any muffler shop can put on a legal aftermarket catt