Re: '96 850 cat update.......
<email@example.com> wrote in message news:42E7DD40.2CCD56D5@comcast.net...
> James Sweet wrote:
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > > earlier post inquired about cause and effect with suspicion symptoms
> > > indicated a clogged cat....pulled cat off....indeed the material
> > > had turned to dust and chunks....installed new cat....all is well
> > >
> > > removed 4 header bolts....remove 4 bolts on cover plate...remove "c"
> > > clamp connector[2 bolts] on rear of cat...remove 2 ox sensors......
> > > new oem style cat
> > > $274.00
> > > total time...2 hours.
> > > how much does a dealer charge?
> > >
> > > regards
> > >
> > Make sure you look into *why* the cat melted or you'll be out another
> > when it melts again.
> ya suppose it might have something to do with the 107,500 miles
> years in age?
Shouldn't, with a properly functioning engine a cat should last indefinitly.
The only time they clog is if they're mechanically damaged or the engine
runs rich and overheats them.