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#1 slowcraig



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Posted 04 December 2009 - 09:13 AM

Hi guys, This has just started happening over the last week, when i fire my car up i can hear a rattle from underneath the car (just under the front seats).
My car has been smelling of egg for the past few months, i know its something to do with the catalytic converter, i was wondering how much it is likely to cost me to fix.
Also i have noticed a small loss of power & when i accelerate it makes a loud blowing noise.

Any help would be appreciated, thanks

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#2 stef123


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Posted 04 December 2009 - 09:33 AM

from what you say it does sound like the cat. just had mine replaced the other week because of the same problem. as its got to be a type approved cat it will set you back between 170(what i paid) to 200.

your best bet would be to phone round local garages and independants to get some prices, avoiding kwik fit. also make sure that they are pricing it for a type approved cat.

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