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Asked by Sep 18, 2016 at 08:13 PM

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I have a 02 dodge ram. 1500 4.7 l it has a flow
master on and tail pipe turns down right out the
back of it it ran good for awhile and all of sudden it
started running really bad ive cleaned the throttle
body and it blow out alot of smoke and ran a little
better but still not as well as it should i noticed the
catalytic converter is getting really hot. Also when i
put the pipe extension on it its blowing alot of
pressure pls help

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Exhaust get very hot. If its blowing black smoke then its running rich which will cause the cat to get even hotter go out faster. May be worth a inspection. Find out why its running rich, check all plugs & plug wires ect.

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