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My toyota 1997 is real sluggish when i take off could it be in my catalytic converter

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Could be several things,the converter is a possible.
You need to find out why it failed,if it did,and correct the issues first,before replacing it.

Posted on Sep 10, 2010

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Fault Code Definition
Code P0422 indicates that the Bank 1 Main Catalytic Converter's emissions efficiency has fallen below the minimum allowable limit. This threshold is tracked by a Catalyst Monitoring Oxygen Sensor located on or near the outlet of the Catalytic Converter.

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* Check Engine Light will illuminate
* In many cases, no abnormal symptoms may be noticed

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* Internal engine damage resulting in high oil consumption and/or a leaking Head gasket has damaged the Catalytic Converter

Common Misdiagnoses

* Oxygen Sensors are replaced when the real problem is a damaged Catalyst
* Catalyst is replaced when the real problem is internal engine damage, which is producing elevated emissions levels
* Catalyst is replaced when a misfiring engine is the real problem



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