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2005 Ford Taurus Question: catalytic converter



Visitor, Flat Rock, MI, May 31, 2010, 12:34

If replaced catalytic converter thats shot with straight pipe what preformance will happen ? Will only sensors be messed up or engine also? ford 2005 Taurus,will engine or code default compesate for sensor code?

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    May 31, 2010, 13:01

    Not exactly sure, but it will have a big effect on the signals from the rear oxygen sensor, which will change the fuel mixture, set a check engine light and make it run very inefficiently. You will be emitting more pollution into the air and modifying the vehicle in such a way as to actually make it worth less.
    Really not a good decision.

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