Question about 2001 Mitsubishi Galant

1 Answer

If i get a check engine light on and i go to get it checked out, and the code given to me says something is wrong with my catalytic converter, can that also mean something is wrong with the manifold, Or would it give me a different code for the manifold.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 579 Answers

Manifold is good, cat is bad. Expect about 80K out of a cat before it expires and needs to be replaced. Nothing can go wrong with the exhaust manifold

Posted on Oct 21, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Catalytic converter costs


Buy new car cats are not cheap.

Oct 28, 2013 | Honda Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Driving with check engine light can it cause a problem after removing cartalic converter?


The "Check Engine Light" is just a light. An indication of something else being wrong. It's that thing that's wrong that can cause you a problem, or not... It depends what turned it on. They are mostly for emissions, i.e. pollution controls for the engine. LOL! Like pulling off your catalytic converter. So, the light won't hurt your engine, but what made the light come on in the 1st place could, depending on what that is/was. P.S. You can't get inspected without the CAT on there.

Sep 20, 2013 | 2002 Mazda Tribute

1 Answer

Check engine light on the check engine light code isP0420


420 is catalyst below efficiency. On rare occasions it can be the post O2 sensor/s. Sorry to say, it is the catalytic converters. They are not cheap on your car.

Sep 05, 2013 | Toyota Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

CHECK ENGINE WONT RESET AFTER DISCONNECTING BATTERY,JUST HAD 02SENSER AND CATALYTIC CONVERTER REPLACED.HOW DO RESET THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT?


You have to disconnect both battery cables for about ten minutes. But, if there is some problem it will come back. Take the car to your local auto parts store and have them read the code see if something else is wrong. Maybe a vacuum hose is loose now due to all the work done.

Aug 30, 2011 | 1995 Geo Prizm

1 Answer

Flashing check engine light rough acceleration


flashing check engine light means you are pumping raw fuel into your catalytic converter. DO NOT drive the car like this for long or you will burn out your $500 catalytic converter. Go to Autozone and have them run a scan of your computer and see what it says is wrong. That will get you started. Likely a plug misfire in one or 2 cylinders. Could be bad coils, bad plugs, etc. Sounds lecetrical.

report codes back here.

What car? What engine? What year?

Sep 10, 2010 | Ford Explorer Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My check engine light came on with P0422 and P0455 codes. Any suggestions as to the cause.


P0422 - Catalyst below threshold.

Catalytic converter is clogged or out of medium.

Replace it.


ACTUAL DIAGNOSTIC:

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.

Symptoms

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

Common Problems That Trigger the P0422 Code

* Defective Catalytic Converter
* Engine misfires have damaged the Catalytic Converter
* 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



Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.*&#$%

Aug 04, 2010 | 2008 Saturn VUE

1 Answer

Catalytic converter check engine light 2001 s60 volvo


usually if you start to hear a rumble, and by rumble i mean it sounds like a bunch of pieces of metal are clanking around in your exhaust then the catalytic converter needs to be repaired. It could also be the oxygen sensor which is located on top of the converter. Volvo did an interesting job of having them sit on top of each other.

May 27, 2009 | 2001 Volvo S60

3 Answers

Have a 2003 Chevy Impala. Check engine light remains on. Scan showed O2 sensor. Could it be a vaccum leak?


Bank 1 is the rear O2 sensor, but experience says to change both. The front one is right behind the engine in the middle of the engine compartment. The rear O2 sensor is on the top of the exhaust pipe, just behind the catalytic converter. But the same code that shows it is the O2 sensor (which is P0420), is the same code for the catalytic converter, or a vacuum leak. Make sure if you do change the catalytic converter, ensure that the new one is OBD-2 compliant. And the vacuum leak could possibly come from the manifold gasket. Let me know what the problem was!

Mar 11, 2009 | 2003 Chevrolet Impala

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Mitsubishi Galant Logo

74 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mitsubishi Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22219 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8499 Answers

Are you a Mitsubishi Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...