why my car was smoking the mechinic said I NEED A NEW COIL IN my cadilac converter was clogged so he fixed the coil now I would like to drive the car home in deal with the other promblem next week but I'm wonderning how far can I DRIVE to get my car home I dont live real close by it will take me about 12 min to get home will that overheat my car should I DRIVE SLOW?
he found the problem on 1993 Buick Regal
by CANDY69 in San Francisco, CA on July 09, 2011
ANSWER by Visitor on July 10, 2011
A clogged catalytic converter will not cause the car to overheat, unless you have other cooling system issues.
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