Can I Clean a Catalytic Converter?

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It is not possible to clean a catalytic converter. It has to be replaced but you can temporarily reduce the P0420 error by taking the whole converter off your car and try to clean it gently with compressed air.
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NO WAY! otherwise you'd see tons of commercial products for cheapper than the cat, but still expensive enough to cause a problem to average consumers.
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1. Remove the catalytic converter from the wood stove per the manufacturer's directions that came with your stove. 2. Vacuum both sides of the catalytic converter with a vacuum hose
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The catalytic converter was invented by Eugene Houdry, a French mechanical engineer. He was living in the United States in the early 1950's, when the first reports of automobile air
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