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Volvo 850 failed MOT on emissions

The car has done 170000 miles but still drives and pulls very well, the engine sometimes smokes which smells like burning oil, but it does not burn any oil, the engine warning light is on, but has been since the last MOT. I have fitted a new lambda sensor but it still smokes, the head gasket is only 20000 miles old. I have used cataclean through the engine which got it through the emissions last year.
Have done the same this time but reading is co10.24 which as you know is very high.
Please help?

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    many thanks

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    what is MOT??

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It sounds like the catalytic converter is bad.

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