2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer Q&A

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

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 -
Answer 1
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. -
Answer 2
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 -