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2003 Honda Civic Hybrid Question: o2 sensor, heat sheild



, Belle Fourche, SD, June 11, 2011, 23:55

Honda dealer says i need to replace my whole exhaust system because my heat shield and 02 sensor got ripped off. they said i need a new catalac converter too!! Do i need to replace the whole exhaust system it makes no noise?

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    June 12, 2011, 03:00

    The dealership is likely saying you need the components since the original equipment stuff is kind of one unit.

    I'm not too worried about a heat shield, but I am worried about the oxygen sensor. This is before the catalytic converter, and is probably why it needs replaced.

    I would recommend you get another opinion - perhaps from an independent mechanic. Click this link for some shops near you...


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    , June 13, 2011, 09:51

    Thats kinda what I thought the just want more money from you!! Thanks i will shop around and see what other shops can do for me.

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