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I need to reset the catalytic converter, how do I do that?

My Battery died , now my Jeep won't pass inspection because the catalytic converter is'nt ready, how do I reset it?

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Catalytic Converter is part of your exhaust friend..... You'll probably have to replace the converter entirely

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You did not give enough information about what you did not pass on emissions. Usually it is the co2. If that is the case, it is either the sensors at the catalytic convertor need replacing, or the catalytic converter itself. You can get sensors at the wrecking yard but NOT catalytic converters.

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Because of lack of information (data) about your inspection, it is hard to tell where the failure is.
For more information about changing catalytic converter. The price can be 10 times different.
The highest quota I got was over $1400 (the golden smog station), the lowest was below $200 (found by state division where I asked for compensation due to old car -- since I cannot go there directly, I paid $325 fro an agent to do it). Dealer was asking for $700.
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This homegenie catalytic converter passed a number of smog tests till car is dead after another 10 years.
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You still fail your state inspection if you turn off the check engine light. So Im sorry to say, that your gonna have to wait untill your new cat gets installed. After its installed you have a few options for turning off the check engine light.
-You can disconnect your battery for a little bit.
-You can take it to pretty much any mainstream auto parts store and they will clear it for free.
Either way you have to complete what is called "a drive cycle" to be able to pass your vehicle inspection.

DRIVE CYCLE
Once problem is fix you complete a drive cycle. Every vehicle is different so this is a general guide.
-There are a certain number of times your vehicle has to be started.
-There is a certain amount of time you have to be driving at different speeds
-There are sometimes a certain millage that has to be reached (ie. drive 75 miles)
If you just drive as you normally do for 100miles (not in one trip) your sure to have reset all the sensers that the state inspection equipment check.

SO IN SHORT
Get the new catyletic convertor installed
Get you 'check engine light' cleared for free at an auto parts store
Drive your car normally for about 100 miles
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sounds like a bad catalytic converter, just did my 1985 Jeep could not get it to pass ended up replacing the catalytic converter, muffler, ox sensor and EGR valve then Jeep passed with flying colors.
if your cat is bad it reduces your exhaust flow causing loss of power and increases fuel consumption.

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