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My engine lights stays on all the time. went to auto zone

Customer Question

My engine lights stays on all the time. went to auto zone they said it was my catalyst system efficiency was below threshold for a predetermined period of time' error codes read po420 catalyst below normal (bank1)
JA: Has your vehicle stalled? Has anyone run a diagnostic test to pull the trouble code?
Customer: yes auto zone
JA: What is the model/year of your Kia?
Customer: 2005KIA SPECTRA5
JA: What year is your Spectra5?
Customer: 20054DOOR HB
JA: Are you fixing your Spectra5 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I TOOK THE AIR FLOW SENOR CONNECTOR LOOSE AND THE CAR KEPT RUNNING
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: NO
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 5 months ago.

Hello, Do you feel any performance issues when you drive?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
NO
Expert:  Gunvir Singh replied 5 months ago.

Did you try to clear the light? if yes, how long does it take for it to come back?