CATALYTIC CONVERTER

2004 Ford Taurus

Tiny

bmaester1962

August, 9, 2008 AT 7:13 PM

Engine Performance problem
2004 Ford Taurus 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 94000 miles

I need to know what to expect as far as performance if the catalytic converter is plugged or bad on a 2004 ford taurus

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1 Answer

Tiny

rasmataz

August, 9, 2008 AT 7:28 PM

If your catalytic converter is plugged up, it will create a restriction in your exhaust system. The buildup of backpressure will cause a drastic drop in engine performance and fuel economy, and may even cause the engine to stall after it starts if the blockage is severe.

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