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Q: Will a bad catalytic converter cause the check engine light to come on on a 1994 s10 pickup and then cause it not to start?
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Can a catalytic converter cause engine loss of power?

Yes


If you replaced a catalytic converter on a 1996 Nissan pickup with a smaller one would this cause the service engine light to come on?

If it is not speced correct for it then, yes.


What is the lifespan of a catalytic converter?

That depends on the engine and the fuel you've used. If the engine starts burning oil a catalytic converter can fail rapidly. Some fuel additives can also cause a catalytic converter to fail prematurely.


Does the check engine light come on if the catalytic converter needs replacing?

A failed catalytic converter is one of hundreds of parts that can cause the check engine light to be on.


Can a bad catalytic converter cause hard starts?

A bad catalytic converter can cause hard starts if it has become clogged. This produces excessive back pressure in the engine.


When a catalytic converter is not working properly will it cause the engine to not run properly?

it is ok to continue driving the vehicle while the catalytic converter is not working properly?


Can a catalytic converter be bad and cause a engine to run poorly?

Definitely. The converter becomes plugged and the engine can't breathe [exhale].


Can a bad catalytic converter damage the ignition coils or a bad ignition coil can cause to catalytic to go bad on a ford expedition?

A bad coil can damage a converter. If the engine is misfiring, it will cause raw fuel to get into the converter and that can cause failure.


What damage would be caused by not fixing the catalytic converter?

If the converter is partially clogged it can cause the engine to overheat which can cause serious problems. Other than that if will not harm the engine.


Can a cracked exhaust manifold cause the check engine light to come on?

Yes, it can affect the oxygen sensors and catalytic converter.Yes, it can affect the oxygen sensors and catalytic converter.


What would cause your car to shake when you start it and when you stop Catalytic converter?

Engine mounts


Will a bad catalytic converter cause service engine soon light to come on?

Yes it can.


What does a flashing engine light mean on a Nissan elgrand?

A flashing check engine light is due to a condition that is causing catalytic converter damage. Normal cause is a severe misfireA flashing check engine light is due to a condition that is causing catalytic converter damage. Normal cause is a severe misfire


Can a clogged catalytic converter cause an engine to backfire?

Yes, it is possible. It will also cause severe loss of power.


A misfiring or very poorly tuned engine COULD cause permanent damage to?

The catalytic converter


What will removing the catalytic converter in a ford windstar do?

It will cause the check engine light to come on with no benefits.


Is it ok to empty out a catalytic converter?

It's illegal and will cause your check engine light to go on


Does too much gas cause a catalytic converter to turn red?

Yes, an engine misfire will cause this and will ruin the converter. It may also be partially clogged.


How do you know catalytic converter is bad?

A bad catalytic converter will cause a severely restricted exhaust system. You would notice a lack of power and performance from you vehicle and in cases of a completely blocked converter, the engine may not run.


What can cause a bad catalytic converter?

Fuel/air mixture too rich, engine misfire, or damage.


Would no catalytic converter cause backfire?

Having no catalytic converter installed is illegal and can cause a myriad of problems. Probably not a backfire though.


Can burning antifreeze cause the catalytic converter to go?

Yes, internal coolant consumption can damage a catalytic converter.


Can a faulty muffler choke an engine causing it to sputter and stall?

A faulty muffler will not cause this but a clogged catalytic converter will.


Does a catalytic converter cause the check engine light to come on?

It could, along with many other possible causes.


Is it bad to hollow out a catalytic converter?

Yes, illegal, will not help performance, will cause check engine light to come on, ................