help to find out what this code means and where is the part located in the vehic on 2005 Ford Taurus

the code is P0430

by in Goldston, NC on February 02, 2014
2 answers
ANSWER by on February 02, 2014
This code is saying that your catalyst monitoring system on bank 2 is below threshold. The catalytic convertor is not doing it's job, or the emission system has another fault causing this code. Have it tested to ensure of the proper fix.
ANSWER by on February 04, 2014
you can try doing a thermometer test for the catalytic converter (this may be the issue). get an infrared thermometer (from harborfreight or the like), check temp before and after the cat. the temp at end should be hotter than at the beginning of cat. maybe 100 degrees or so. do this once the car is hot. Ive seen the cats on tauruses fail often. just something to check that wont cost a lot to do. and make sure the o2 sensor connectors are good n tight and cleaned (connection side). HTH

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