1996 Ford scort, 1.9L, exhaust turning red.

Tiny
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I have a 1996 Ford Scort, 1.9 L, The exhaust is turning red in less the two minutes, everything looks working fine except for that, the sparks plugs and wires are new, has new thermostat.

Thank you on any information.
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Thursday, April 19th, 2007 AT 1:32 PM

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Tiny
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Catalytic converter is blocked partially. Or if it was an air pump, it' either NG or the tubining to the converter has a hole do not drive in this condition.
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Thursday, April 19th, 2007 AT 2:06 PM
Tiny
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Catalytic converter is a expensive part, how can I test it and see how bad it is.

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Thursday, April 19th, 2007 AT 3:13 PM
Tiny
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How far down does it turn red? And did you check for an air pump?
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Thursday, April 19th, 2007 AT 3:22 PM
Tiny
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Hi, merlin2021.

It is aprox. 5" down and I do not see any air pump.

Thanks again
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Thursday, April 19th, 2007 AT 3:40 PM

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