MY CHECK ENGINE LIGHT WENT ON AND IT WAS ...

2006 Dodge Magnum

Tiny

Anonymous

February, 7, 2013 AT 4:05 AM

My check engine light went on and it was diagnosed with catalytic converter failure. I was told that this will be covered under the 8 year 80,000 mile warranty. Then they said that it failed because of something wrong with then engine. I have yet to have them check this out and figure out the engine problem, but is it possible that there is an engine problem a result of the cat. Converter failure? If so, shouldn't the engine repair be covered under the cat. Converter warranty since the cause was the converter failure to begin with?

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Tiny

DrCranknWrench

February, 7, 2013 AT 11:47 AM

If the cat failed due to an engine problem it was probabaly a bad oxygen sensor. The warranty generally covers cats that rust out internally and fall in on themselves. You can whack it with a rubber mallet or your hand and see if it sounds like there is loose material in it. Then the warranty should cover it.

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