Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 23:53:53 +0100
From: Frode <>
Subject: Re: 1996 900S Catalytic converter

Newsman wrote: > My 1996 900S 2.3 (non turbo) did not pass the emission test due to a bad > catalytic converter, in addition, one of the oxygen sensors is bad, too, I > think. > > Has anyone had this problem in this car? Will a replacement of the > catalytic converter with a universal catalytic converter solve my problem? > The factory replacement is too expansive. I live in the U.S. As I also advised David in SF, do check the vacuum hose to the fuel pressure regulator - if you have one that is. It recently failed on my Bosch LH equipped 93 year 2.3i. CO emissions rose to unacceptable levels, presumably because the pressure is not reduced at idle. Frode

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