RUNNING AT A FAST IDLE MY CATALYTIC CONVERTER GETS RED HOT

1992 Dodge Caravan

Tiny

Marvin Vik

February, 21, 2012 AT 1:25 PM

Is that normal? If not, what could cause it? Thank you. Car pops and sputters when put in drive and quits. The same when start up. Seems to run fine at a fast idle.

3 Answers

Tiny

KHLow2008

February, 21, 2012 AT 4:25 PM

At least one of the cylinder is misfiring and whern this occurs, the catalytic converter would get red hot. That explains the popping and sputtering.

Tiny

Marvin Vik

February, 22, 2012 AT 9:36 AM

Plug wires two and three were crossed. Problem solved Thank you very much.

Tiny

KHLow2008

February, 22, 2012 AT 2:13 PM

You're welcome.

Have a nice day.

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