Check engine light is on. Code PO420. What could it be? on 2002 Pontiac Sunfire

The car runs fine, smooth. No missing or backfires.

by in Beaver Dam, WI on May 23, 2013
1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by on May 23, 2013
catalytic converter is bad or 02 sensor issue
COMMENT by on May 23, 2013
Is there any way to find out which it is?
COMMENT by on May 23, 2013
yes scan o2 readings and see if post 02 is reading correctly as compared to pre catt o2. also measure temp going into catt and out of catt there should be between 50 and 100 degrees diff between the 2
COMMENT by on May 23, 2013
Thanks!