Mechanics

HONDA ACCORD CATALYTIC CONVERTER PROBLEM

2008 Honda Accord • 104,000 miles

I have a soot coming out of tail pipe, and on the dipstick, what can cause that?
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Guest
March 12, 2013.



Soot coming out of means a bad catalytic converter and rich running condition.
I don't think you would find soot in the engine. That is sludge, due to use of oil treatments and/or lack of oil changes.

KHLow2008
Mar 12, 2013.