Van has a DTC code 0433

Tiny
LITTLEGIRLKIM
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  • 1998 FORD WINDSTAR
  • 6 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 134,000 MILES
Code 0433, what is this? And I get out of the van and a strong odor of gasoline. I dont see anything leaking.
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Saturday, January 8th, 2011 AT 3:15 AM

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Tiny
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Hello,

here is the code def....

P0433 Heated Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)

Now, since you have a strong oder of gas you will need to check fuel pressure. Pressure should be 35 - 45 psi with key on engine off. Check out link below for test proceedure....

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-check-fuel-system-pressure-and-regulator

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Friday, February 4th, 2011 AT 2:48 AM

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