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Check Engine light on! PLZ HELP! PLZ HELP!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 97YoterS, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. Jun 15, 2008 at 8:04 AM
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    97YoterS

    97YoterS [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok so, i was due for inspection march of 08, i been tryin to take my 97' 2.7 4x4 tacoma, to get inspected and cant pass, because of my check engine light, i found out why my C/E light was on, it was because of my cat. Feburary of this year, i had my stock cat replaced because it was clogged. I replaced it with a HI-Flow cat, because it was cheaper to do. During the rest of the year the C/E light would come on and off every now and then, but now it stays on, and i cant pass inspection. But I love how a hi-flow cat makes my truck sound. So is there a company that makes hi-flow cats for tacomas that will keep the C/E light off, and passes inspection? any suggestions?
     
  2. Jun 15, 2008 at 9:04 AM
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    Did you check the C/E codes again / recently?

    Perhaps its a new code...and/or could have something to do with the 02 sensors? Just guessing....
     
  3. Jun 15, 2008 at 11:47 AM
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    i check it again about a week ago, same results, it says cat
     
  4. Jun 15, 2008 at 11:52 AM
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    is there a company that makes hi-flow cats for tacomas that wont make the C/E light come on?
     
  5. Jun 15, 2008 at 7:46 PM
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    What code are you getting?
     
  6. Jun 15, 2008 at 7:53 PM
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    here it is http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/10066-universal-catalytic-converters.html

    long story short, I suggested going to urdusa and buying one of their O2 simulators. http://www.urdusa.com/product_info.php?cPath=66_72&products_id=1230100014
     
  7. Jun 15, 2008 at 8:17 PM
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    dam this sux, a stock cat is like $500 and $100 to install, and it doesnt sound nearly as good as the hi flow, see I'm from NC, there are so many restrictions u pretty much have to have a all stock car to pass, if i jus knew a company that makes cats for my specific tacoma (1997 2.7 4x4) i would be soo much better off
     
  8. Jun 17, 2008 at 11:37 AM
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    i agree with iscoee get an o2 simulator or a mil eliminator same thing it tricks ur computer into thinking that the cat is cleaning everthing up taking away the light and the code my truck doesnt even have cats and i got the mil elimanator and no codes here but i do live in florida no emissions inspections
     
  9. Jun 17, 2008 at 2:49 PM
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    mil eliminator,,, what does it look like and where can u get it?
     
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