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DODGE MAGNUM ENGINE PROBLEM

2006 Dodge Magnum • 77,000 miles

My check engine light went on and it was diagnosed with catalytic converter failure. I was told that this will be covered under the 8 year 80,000 mile warranty. Then they said that it failed because of something wrong with then engine. I have yet to have them check this out and figure out the engine problem, but is it possible that there is an engine problem a result of the cat. Converter failure? If so, shouldn't the engine repair be covered under the cat. Converter warranty since the cause was the converter failure to begin with?
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February 7, 2013.




If the cat failed due to an engine problem it was probabaly a bad oxygen sensor. The warranty generally covers cats that rust out internally and fall in on themselves. You can whack it with a rubber mallet or your hand and see if it sounds like there is loose material in it. Then the warranty should cover it.



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