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Stolen emission part

Someone stole a part that is directly under the driver side door. It is either the catalytic converter or a muffler. I got picture of the underside of my truck, if it will help. I want to know what is the part that I am missing and how much it would cost me to fix it. By the way, when I start the truck, it makes a very loud noise.

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  • Moe May 11, 2010

    Can you post the picture?

  • Joseph Durkin Dec 28, 2011

    i had the same deal. someone stole both cats from my toyota. i went to a muffler shop and had them put in 2 after market cats and add the ports for the rear bank OB2 sensors. i paid $100 each and the cost of the OB2's are about $95.00 each. check with your insurence co. dealer costs for mine were $1800 for the drivers side and $1000 for the passenger side.

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Somebody stole your cat, it was a big problem last year because they were worth more to the scrap dealers. They have dropped in value a little, but when you consider the elements they contain are worth over a thousand dollars an ounce, you can see why they are a target. You will probably get the best deal by taking the vehicle to a muffler shop to have an aftermarket cat welded in. The cost should be about $250. To have a new factory cat put back in, the cost could go over a thousand dollars. Some insurance companies will cover this loss.

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