Everything lined up and closed up perfectly. Also, sudden contact with cold substances create a crack in the converter, which eventually leads to power loss, clogging, and heat buildup. If the fuel ratio is correct, then it is bad cat conv or bad rear O2 sensor. Submitted 2011-11-01 By Katahdin From Cincinnati The new converter solved my problem. Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out.
Legal for use in the state of California, New York and Maine. I've never replaced a gas cap in my life before, just as I have never had brake rotor problems before. Restrictions may apply in other states. Catalytic Convertor problem 12 The catalytic converter was replaced three times due to deterioration. The converter so far is working ok and the check engine light is now out but I had to go to Honda to get the gaskets and bolts. Legal for use in the state of California, New York and Maine. What are the signs of a bad Honda Accord catalytic converter? Since I know the rotors won't last, I'm not repairing them anymore.
How does plugging affect a Honda Accord catalytic converter's performance? Thanks for your quick reply. I have owned 7 other Honda's plus this car. From my experience, these seem to be fairly common occurances on Hondas and Fords. Established in 1908, Walker is renowned in the automotive aftermarket for manufacturing a full line of exhaust system parts. Additional parts needed: 31645, 31383. There are a variety of reasons why Accord catalytic converters give out, and not all of them are easy to predict. Legal for use in the state of California, New York and Maine.
Second, there is a rattling noise present when the cat's body is tapped. No further repairs have been made. Answer: A Honda Accord catalytic converter should be replaced once the vehicle starts producing white or black fumes, especially if these fumes give off a rotten odor. Not legal for use on California emission vehicles in New York and Maine. The converter failed code is from the rear O2 sensor not showing what the computer expects from a properly running car and functional converter.
Additional parts needed: 31602, 31589. The other bolts were offset and would not go through the tailpipe flange. My car recently had the check engine light come on. Answer: The performance of a Honda Accord catalytic converter can be ensured by undergoing an emission efficiency test. I don't know about Texas, but in Cali the only cat you can put in the car, legally, is the one that comes from manufacturer and that's expensive. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Catalytic Converter stock in-person! No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Catalytic Converter product you desperately need.
The repairs were made to the vehicle under warranty. My 99 Accord ex v6 has 130k miles. First, there is loss of power when climbing uphill, which is caused by reduced fuel efficiency related to an underperforming converter. Restrictions may apply in other states. Restrictions may apply in other states.
I'm quite certain the reason others reported a problem with holes not lining up is that the muffler system, to the rear, may be slightly offset in the way it hangs. The failure is systemic and happens between 80,000 and 130,000 miles. We have 14 reviews on our Catalytic Converter products for the 1999 Honda Accord from previous customers. Does this make any sense? Though I'm not sure if they bothered to check the O2 sensor and such as people here mention. I've had 4 for this vehicle and have not lost any. Poor fuel atomization, incorrect air-fuel ratio, and unbalanced cylinder output, among others, affect the overall performance of a converter.
I went to Auto Zone to get a diagnostic done and it came back saying that my catalytic converter is failing. The only good thing I could say was that they did not charge me the diagnostic fee - given the problems I've had, I would hope not. This is a result of a clogged converter and incorrect air-fuel mixture. If I did it over I would just buy from Honda and be done with it. Restrictions may apply in other states.