Does my cadlic converter needs to be replaced if my 2005 Toyota Camry is smoking and check engine light is on shop said it was letting off emissions

Asked by May 31, 2015 at 12:19 PM about the 2005 Toyota Camry LE

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Any kind of excessive smoke is usually an engine problem of some sort, replacing the catalyst will only cure a symptom for a short time, you need to find the real problem and fix that first, sometimes but not always, if the problem is fixed soon enough the emissions systems can clear themselves and start working again.

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