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Check engine,2000 Nissan Maxima

Spent 1,000 dollars to replace catalytic converter and sensor. A few days later the check engine light came back on. The dealer said there is a second converter that needs to be changed. Is there two catalytic converters?

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  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    Just over a year ago "service engine soon" indicator lit up - car would stop running - dealer said a sensor was bad -replaced. Within a month the light came on again - car stalled a time or two - dealer checked - another sensor replaced. Shortly thereafter the light reappeared - dealer checked - catalytic converter bad - did not replace. I have driven the car for about a year with indicator light on with no problems. Just had car inspected and failed emissions test - code PO430 - catalytic converter. Inspector said I must replace.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    I need the left front catalytic converter

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    2005 maxima 3.5. Catalytic converter code in dash. Does this cause pinging?

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I am having problems to reset Oxigen





    I am having problems to reset oxygen sensors PO031&PO037 I replaced both sensors and the catalytic converter and I still have the same problem
    Sensors

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    catalyst monitor not satisfied. could it be sensor or the catalytic converter itself?

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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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Same things happens on me. $500 more on replace senor, $1000 more on bank2, now $1500 on bank1.
F*ck damned Nissan car. The solution is never ever buy a nissan car

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