Catalytic converter replacement

Asked by Jun 13, 2016 at 01:13 PM about the 2005 Volkswagen Beetle Dark Flint Edition Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What's the difference between the oem part
1J0254509AX and 1J0254509A? I am trying to
replace my catalytic converter and was wondering
if the latter can replace the 1st part...

3 Answers

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There isn't a difference. However if you're in California, you may want to ensure that you have the correct part number or you won't pass inspection. https://ssl.arb.ca.gov/PartsSearchTool/CatalystSearchTool.aspx

Well I found one and it said it's good for California emissions.

1,475

Make sure they'll ship it to California, AND use the link I provided to confirm that the cat is valid for California usage-- trust me

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