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2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse Question: CODE: PO 421

 

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makino, 2.4L 4 Cylinder, Hanover, PA, May 12, 2011, 14:02
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I got a code #421 warm up catalyst below threshold
(BANK 1) CAN SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT THAT IS

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    May 12, 2011, 22:58
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    It means it is likely that you have a catalytic converter that has stopped being effective and needs replaced.

    But before you do that -- verify the operation by testing it. The efficiency of a catalytic converter is measured by sensors before and after it. A problem could exist there.

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