» » »

GMC Q&A

Ask Your Question

1994 GMC Suburban 2500 Question: will I damage the truck if I drive it with a miss in the engine?

 

Question

Visitor, 5.7L V8, Salt Lake City, UT, May 27, 2010, 15:09

The engine has a regular miss and low compression in one cylinder. Will I damage the catalytic converter if I drive it?

1 Answer
Flag This
  • Answer #1

    Visitor, May 27, 2010, 17:46

    Yes,, it's possible you will damage the catalytic converter, however if you know the cylinder that is misfiring, you can disconnect the injector and that will help prevent damage.

    Reply
    Flag This