MOT: EMISSIONS FAIL

  • Tiny
  • Iarla
  • 2000 Fiat Punto
  • 140,000 miles

Hi there,

My Fiat Punto (2000, 1.2) failed it's MOT on emissions last week. The High Idle reading was: Lambda: 1.04
CO 0.65 vol%
Is it unrealistic to try bring the emissions down using a mixture with the fuel or will I need a new converter?

Really not up to speed with my cars so some help would be great!

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010 AT 5:11 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • Dave H
  • Expert
  • 13,547 posts

The air and fuel ratio's are controlled by the cars computer and cannot be adjusted. Have a technician check the cars sensor reading are correct before replacing the catalytic convertor

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Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 AT 2:28 PM

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