2005 Ford Escape Q&A
2005 Ford Escape Question: Catalytic Converters
My Ford Escape lost power and stopped running the computer and coils burnd out at the same time they were replaced and it did it again with in 30 miles. The shop told me it was because the Catalytic Converters were clogged and it would cost $3,000 is this true/ Will they cause the computer to burn out and the coils to/ - mgbp2
unfortuanately, a bad coil or plug caused the catalytic comverters to fail. now the good news, catalytic converters are federally mandated to be under warranty for 8 yrs, 80k miles, so if you're under those limits then the cats can be replaced under warranty. And yes, this is fairly common on escapes, i see a couple a month that have done the same thing, can cause all kinds of issues, even had a few blow the EGR valve right off the intake manifold. - Crashd
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