1986 FORD MUSTANG CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS GLOWING BRIGHT ORANGE

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  • 1986 Ford Mustang
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 139,000 miles

1986 Ford Mustang mileage: 139,000.I recently noticed that my catalytic converter was glowing bright orange and it started smoking very badly. What do I need to do to fix the problem?

Thursday, February 10th, 2011 AT 7:01 PM

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  • Tiny
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Your fuel injection is malfunctioning causing an over-rich condition. Scan your computer for fault codes, which should pinpoint the problem. Then replacing your catalytic converter would be a good idea too.

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Thursday, February 10th, 2011 AT 7:57 PM

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