Does a 07 mazda 6 have 2 catalyst convertors? on 2007 Mazda Mazda6

It keeps throwing up the check engine light. I took it to a garage and they told me it was the convertors (2). They are wanting to charge me $1200 to replace two convertors. What did u think?

by in Leicester, NC on August 04, 2012
3 answers
ANSWER by on August 08, 2012
What are the codes?
ANSWER by on August 09, 2012
If it is 'California' emissions then it has two .It sounds like it would be worth at least having it diagnosed at the dealer , then possibly ask friends etc. for references to a trustworthy shop in your area to do the repairs. Beware...if you have emissions inspections in your region , some aftermarket converters will not perform efficiently enough to pass inspection , depending on how they do the testing. On a lot of newer vehicles software problems can mis-interpret sensor inputs and cause 'false codes' or errors leading to (unintentional)mis-diagnosis. NOT that this is the case , but at $1200.00 , might be worth a check-in at the dealer. Good luck. ZOOM ZOOM?
ANSWER by on October 31, 2012
Did you ever have your issue resolved. I'm having the same code with my 04 mazda and I passed smog emissions in CA but failed visual and functional due to the check engine light being on. I want to fix the right problem and not spend too much on replacing the CATS at this point.

Related Content