Any shipping, installation, or incidental fees are non-refundable. Universal fit converters have the same flow characteristics as direct fit models with the same inlet and outlet diameter. If your Honda Cr-v engine seems to be losing power or your temperature gauge reads a little high, one possible culprit could be that a rich condition is feeding excessive unburned fuel into the catalytic converter, which can overheat it as well as damage it. But, the photos look as if the white stuff, whatever it is, formed a coating on the wires inside the cat converator, which means the gases do not touch the rare earth wires at all, unitl you soak them out. Thanks for asking this - even if it was years ago. Not legal for use on California emission vehicles in New York and Maine. This showed up as a bad sensor in the codes.
Additional parts needed: 31673, 31383. When I have a problem with a car I normally know it long before the computer decides to count it as a problem. Other converters will actually fall apart, which can then have the catalyst material float around. It can also happen because of pollutants from burning engine fluids in your exhaust. Walker® CalCat® Catalytic Converters are legal for sale in the state of California, and any state complying with California regulations. And, after it was replaced, the intermittent P0420 that had plagued me intermittently for quite some time, went away and has never come back, which to me meant the two functions of the sensor both ere involved, the heater had a failure and the sensor function at times was not adequate to produce the difference between the gozinta and the gozouta. I had my scanner so knowing I had another 1400 miles to go read the code, and it said bad heater, which I for personal reasons think of as a filament, as on a light bulb, which is very close to what the heater is.
Here are some signs that you are having catalytic converter problems, so you can get it repaired immediately. If an item arrives damaged, it must be reported to us within 24 hours, so that we can correct the situation. There are also universal fit catalytic converters that are designed to be welded or clamped in place. If all that tests out ok, then the cat most likely needs replacement. I have followed this topic on here since 1997; and have dealt with it on my 2002 Sienna. These 48-State Legal direct-fit catalytic converters are specifically designed to fit your vehicle with a no-hassle installation — no cutting, welding, or bending required.
It might be oil or some other sort of contamination. Items that have been installed or altered are non-returnable. Replacing your Honda Cr-v catalytic converter can restore power that has been lost due to a faulty original converter and will make your vehicle run better overall. This product is in compliance with California regulations. Tester is one of them. New items that have been installed or altered are non-returnable.
Eastern offers a wide range of direct-fit, semi-universal and universal converters so you can choose the right match for your vehicle. I hope several of you guys have studied cat converters a bit since 2011. My wife decided she wanted coffee so we pulled off at a big truck stop. Legal for use in the state of California, New York and Maine. Nice, only if you are paying the bills. Diagnosis by a trained automotive professional is highly recommended. You did put quite a few miles on your Honda in the past 6 years.
High test is just higher octane meaning it has a higher burning temp. As one of our best mechanics has said, you need a real mechanic with a graphing scanner to see what is actually wrong. Q: How do you install a hi-flow catalytic converter? He said many fail by 100k miles and we were very lucky to get 200k miles out of this one. With a P0420 showing the shop would normally check the applicable O2 sensors are working, and their outputs are making sense, the air fuel mixture is correct, no lean or rich codes or abnormal fuel trims, the intake manifold vacuum measurement is normal, and that the engine is running properly, has been properly maintained, routine maintenance up to date, and not missing. Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. That will show up in the codes as bad sensor. Cutting and welding required during installation.
You will also notice a reduction in fuel economy. It may be poor writing on my part, db, but there is nothing in your posting that I disagree with. It seems most mediocre mechanics believe if there is a P0420 code that means the cat is bad. Or there could be an exhaust leak throwing off the sensor readings. Not legal for sale in the state of California.
The extra rich mixture of raw fuel enters the catalytic converter, where it becomes ignited. The hi-flow catalytic converters on the market today have a higher flow capacity than factory units. All of our products are covered with a Warranty against defects. Please to obtain return authorization. Our files had electron microscope photos of failed filaments all the way down their life expectancy.