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Ford F-350 Catalytic converters may go bad and plug exhaust

 
Ford F-350 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997

Exhaust & Emissions Affected: 7.5L V8

Average Mileage: 96,500 mi (16,000 mi - 211,000 mi)

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Catalytic converters can go bad and potentially plug the exhaust, hurting engine efficiency and performance.

  • cms1123, , 211,000 mi
     Rookie

    When i hit the gas it sounds like a engine knock really noticeable in 3rd to 5th gear smell of exhaust is strong in the cab and has no power

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  • Visitor, , 49,000 mi

    Bogged down. overheating. very poor performance. Eventually could only get up to 5 miles per hour. disconnected catalytic converter. problem went away. Replaced catalytic converter. works great now.

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  • Visitor, , 110,000 mi

    Cat plugged. Engine died and would not run. Loosened the exhaust to drive to muffler shop. New cat cost an arm and leg because it is a special one. Haven't had the problem since.

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