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My catalytic converter is haveing 'sputering problems" my dealer says it is covered by the factory. But when i bought it about a year ago the 2004 wrangler was modified with a welded skid plate and a modifyed ex. Dealer says it will not pay for having a welding shop take off skid plate and catalytic converter. if the cat converter is covered by factory warrenty, should they not pay for getting to it??

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The dealer is paid a fixed price by the factory to perform warranty work. This price is normally less than the normal cost of doing the repair. Because he is already losing money on the repair he is not going to do any extra work to accomplish the repair especially if the extra work is not something that is factory made.
You are lucky he is even willing to make the repair because most dealer's refuse to warranty anything that has been modified from factory and the factory will back them up. They lay the blame on the modification. I'm afraid you'll have to do what he says if you want the work done. Hope this helps.

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