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Old 01-06-2007, 09:26 PM
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Well, to start off, I bought my car from my brother who had blew the engine. He threw a rod, and the piston went through the bottom of the block.

With that said, I bought it from him, and I put a new engine into it, and ect.When he I talked to him, he said something about a check engine light and his catalytic converter.

Would the catalytic converter make the check engine light go on, and what should I do next?

Old 01-07-2007, 12:37 AM
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you can just replace the cat. or you might need a new O2 sensor that is placed at the bottom of the exhaust manifold and just before the cat. either way, its not going to be tooo expensive.
Old 01-07-2007, 01:11 AM
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Anyway to find out which i'll need?

Cept for actually takinga look at it..
Old 01-07-2007, 09:18 PM
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u should be able to go to something like an advance auto and they can check the code to see which it is.
Old 01-07-2007, 09:59 PM
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You can just check the code yourself. Just search. Anyhow, the cat could be causing you to throw a code because of a messed up air fuel ratio. See what the code is first and then come back here
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