I HAVE A FORD PROBE AND THE CATALYTIC ? ...

  • Tiny
  • lisalee
  • 1993 Ford Probe
  • 19,000 miles

I have a Ford Probe and the catalytic? Converter was taken off now I have poor gas mileage, sputtering etc. I'm assuming its the oxygen sensor not being hooked up to anything is there a way to override that sensor?

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 AT 2:54 AM

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  • Tiny
  • Jacobandnickolas
  • Expert
  • 68,410 posts

First, it is a federal law that the converter be on the vehicle. Also, now that it is missing, the computer has no idea what is happening without info from the O2 sensors. As a result, it goes into a closed loop setting and runs the vehicle very rich. You need to get things back together on the vehicle.

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Saturday, April 28th, 2012 AT 3:09 AM

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