Catalytic Converters
Chevy Monte Carlo
Ford Explorer XLS

Why would the catalytic converter have to be replaced 8 times in a 1997 Chevy Monte Carlo first at 37000 miles purchased new Service department replaced all possibilities and say they do not know why?

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2006-09-14 01:07:53
2006-09-14 01:07:53

Generally, unburned fuel getting into the converter is what damages them. How is it running?, what size engine? What did the dealer say is "wrong" with the converters they are replacing? -->You can easily damage your catalytic converter by making a lot of very short trips and not allowing you car to properly reach operating temperature.

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