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Troubleshooting 2004 nissan maxima se exhaust system start up is loud and a lack of power it sounds like a Catalytic Converter up front left side

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Could be but more likely the flex bit in the exhaust before the cat converter
take it to an accredited exhaust shop for a proper diagnosis and quote

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Your catalytic converter is exactly what it says it is. It converts undesirable exhaust gases into acceptable ones by using a catalyst to combine the unburnt hydrocarbons with a second element. It uses the heat of your exhaust to do this. However, as the process goes on, the converter absorbs more and more impurities but expels nothing except what is left in your exhaust. This means your catalytic converter finally fills up. After 10 years, it sounds like your converter has reached the end of its life and is full. Hence exhaust gases are having trouble passing through it. It is now being overheated by the exhaust gas that cant flow freely. This is also creating back pressure in your exhaust manifold thus interfering with your engine's performance. You have to replace the catalytic converter. Probable cost about $400 to $500.

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If the catalytic converter disintegrated before you replaced it, the muffler may have been clogged by chunks of ceramic falling from the cat and migrating back to the muffler.
Try this: drive the car warm, then stop and with a helper to gradually raise the RPMs while standing, listen at the tailpipe. If you clearly hear the individual firing of the engine then the system is probably clear. If you notice that the sound is more of a hiss, then either the muffler or (if it has one) the resonator are clogged.
On a car with a heavy-gauge stainless exhaust system, two shots from a .357 magnum into the tailpipe opened it up again (forever) and didn't really make much difference in the loudness of the exhaust. I wouldn't recommend doing that with most exhaust systems though.  
    

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In the exhaust pipes before the catalytic converters. the sensors after the cats are cat monitors, they are not O2 sensors.

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HI
yes there is two catalytic converters ???
one for any exhaust pipe bank (left & right) (bank 1 & bank 2 )
if you change the bank 1 ?? may be you need to change the bank 2 today?????
but not to change the same bank two time ???????

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