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Engine light stays on

My 2000 Toyota corolla is a LEV vehicle. I had computer check done by a mechanic and requires a oe converter. the toyota Co. wants 1,300. for one. Do you know of one I could use that would be cheaper.

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I would fist see if it is coverd by a federal warrenty.If not there are other aftermarket converters that a descent mechanic could install.The first thing I would do is get a better opinion to actually see if it is the converter or somthing the engine is doing to cause the oxygen sencors to say it's a bad converter.Being a mechanic I found that the ethenol alcohol that is added to the gas is causing a load of problems the way the comp. work in the car.Try adding a good does of injector cleaner and run a fue tanks of Hy test gas to see if it gets rid of the codes.

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* Warranty application is limited to correction of a problem based upon a customer's specific complaint.

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