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2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer Question: Can the catalytic converter cause lose of power in my car

 

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med7290, Standish, ME, January 23, 2013, 16:50
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The service engine light came on had it scanned said it was the converter, now lose of power engine light comes on when i first start the car

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    January 23, 2013, 16:54
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    If it's clogged at all , yes. It can also cause overheating and poor fuel economy and poor running in general. IF you have the converter replaced , get the CAUSE of it's failure diagnosed and fixed , otherwise you'll be replacing it again , most likely.

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    May 02, 2013, 08:58
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    my converter went took to my chev dealer and they said depending on your mileage there was a recall and they replaced it free of charge if your under 70000 miles it covered under chevy warrantee

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