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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 Question: catalytic converter

 

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Visitor, Chicago, IL, April 13, 2010, 13:14

How do you know if you have a bad catalytic converter?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, April 13, 2010, 14:15
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    You will have a check engine light on, and possibly some driveability issues like lack of power, poor fuel mileage etc. Here is an important article about this issue, http://repairpal.com/catalytic-converters-dont-usually-di...

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    Visitor, August 17, 2010, 18:32

    My cat just went out on my truck- complete loss of power- could be mistaken for a tranny problem but the cat will "bog" your engine down.

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