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re: Dying cat...Ack?
When I worked as a technician at the VW dealer in the early 1980's I
replaced several honeycomb type cat convertors that had broken up inside
and rattled very badly. Other netters may have info on a aftermarket
source to save some $. In some cases the cat convertor can suffer a
partial meltdown and restrict the exhaust enough to cause running
| Hi all!
| The last two weeks my Coupe Q has developed a rattle which is
| becoming more and
| more annoying. I've isolated it to the exhaust (it doesn't
| rattle in neutral).
| TEXT DELETED
| catalytic convertor was loose and corroded. This was not
| making the offending
| noise, however. The noise appears to be coming from INSIDE
| the cat. I thought
| that cats were made with an internal honeycomb, plated with
| platinum. I don't
| think that anything should come loose
| Peter Schulz
| 1990 Coupe Q