2001 Honda Accord Q&A
2001 Honda Accord Question: catalytic converter
Hello, I've been told that my Catalytic converter is failing. I do not have the common symptoms:Check Engine Light, Lack of power, strange smell, loss of power. What I do have is a clanging, banging sound which, I was informed, was the converter failing. Is the banging sound a good indicator of a failing converter? - dannyvale1
If the noise is coming from inside the catalytic converter case the internal catalyst material is breaking apart, under certain exhaust pressures it will be forced against the case and make noise. - shop3
the inside of the cat has melted and is now loose and banging around. if you do nothing, it will eventually lodge at the outlet of the converter and clogg up the exhaust and the car will not run. Roy - mastertech6371
Is it necessary to have a catalytic converter and the o2 sensors or is it an option to have a pipe ran with the muffler connected with just...
...ed. Took to dealership and diagnostic test showed CODE p0420. WARRANTY 8/80K miles covered the catalytic converter, but was told the warranty DOES NOT COVER THE O2 SENSOR. Is this TRUE?? Was ALSO TOLD tha...
...Check Engine Light may illuminate if the EGR ports have clogged or if the catalyst inside the catalytic converter has deteriorated.
I need a new Catalytic Converter for my 2001 Honda Accord - My original/extant catalytic converter is California compliant - I'...