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1998 chevy truck has trouble code p0430 catalyst system efficiency

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1998 chevy truck has trouble code p0430 catalyst system efficiency below threshold(bank2). will it hurt to drive I will be pulling a boat.I pulled my boat to the river today and it seams to pull ok or do I need to take it to some body before going on vacation next week?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.
Welcome. What size engine and are there any other codes?
Expert:  John replied 5 years ago.

HelloCustomer/p>

No,it will NOT hurt your vehicle.This code is when the computer has analyzed the input (engine) 0/2 sensor readings & compared it yo the post 0/2 sensor readings as your engine is running down the highway.This code just says that the converter is not doing the proper job.

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
does that mean I need to replace the o/2 sensors?
Expert:  John replied 5 years ago.
No the problem is usually the catalytic converter.
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