EMISSIONS DIAGNOSTICS

  • Tiny
  • Booper
  • 2000 Toyota Camry
  • 43,000 miles

I just purchased a 2000 Camry from a local dealer. The check engine light came on 2 days later. I diagnostics test has confirmed this is an emissions problem. A catalytic converter is probably needed.

Prior to the purchase I asked the salesman if they were aware of any maintenance problems but he stated no. Is it safe to assume the dealer would run a diagnostics test as part of their standard process. Wouldn't they be aware of the pending problem?

Have I been taken by a used car salesman?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 AT 1:31 AM

3 Answers

  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
  • Expert
  • 28,260 posts

It all depends on what there reconditioning process for used used cars is?They all have there own processes. Do you have smog checks where you live?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 AT 2:12 AM
  • Tiny
  • Booper
  • Member

Yes, we have smog tests. It also looks like they replaced the battery so I am thinking that re-set the diagnostics. We drove it for less than 100 miles before the check engine light came on.

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 AT 11:50 AM
  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
  • Expert
  • 28,260 posts

What is the exact code number you are setting?

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 AT 5:16 PM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Similar Questions