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Kompressor c230: My catalytic converter is clogged. I want…

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My catalytic converter is clogged...
My catalytic converter is clogged. I want to get a magna flow one for my car. I dont want the constant check engine light what are my options ?
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Mercedes Mechanic: FIXITMAN, Master Technician replied 3 years ago
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Hello, my name is***** for the question. If I am not online when you return please give me some time to get back to you.The only way to guarantee that you will not get a constant check engine light on any car is by using an OE converter. With that being said, on a 2000 you might be fine. The older models such as yours have parameters that are not quite as stringent. Please let me know if you need more help.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
So in your professional opinion what is the best catalytic converter I can get for my car ? Also what is the best method of replacing it? My car is saying saying catalyst below threshold bank 1 and small evap leak and large evap leak what are those ?
Mercedes Mechanic: FIXITMAN, Master Technician replied 3 years ago
The evap leaks are a different problem. Those may be the result of a leaking solenoid, a bad hose, or more commonly a bad gas cap. As for the catalyst code this is usually the converter. If you are not simply going for performance then I would go with an OE replacement on it.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I paid 1500 for the car the catalytic converter is 1100 its a 2000 I cant see paying half the price of the car. Will a magna flow after market converter work also does the c230 have two converters ?
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