CHEVY CATALYTIC CONVERTERS

1998 Chevrolet Truck

Tiny

dtorres

January, 3, 2008 AT 4:05 PM

Other Category problem
1998 Chevy Truck V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 165000 miles

engin light on OBDII code PO420
THE OXYGEN SENSORS MONITOR THE CATALYTIC
CONVERTERS ABILITY TO STORE OXYGEN. IS THERE AN ADDATIVE TO RESTORE THE CATAILTIC CONVERTER

FOUND 685 RELATED QUESTIONS

2 Answers

Tiny

Zue

January, 3, 2008 AT 4:18 PM

This may be due to an engine tune up issue and the O2 is just the symptom and not the cause. Do a general check-up on the engine before assuming the Cat is bad.

Tiny

BMRFIXIT

January, 3, 2008 AT 4:31 PM

What you have is an o2 sensor before and one after the converter
and when reading of those sensors is close to each other
that is indication that the converter not doing its job burning the access fuel left unburned
and you have to replace the converter

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