losing power. already replaced altenator, plugs & wires. could it be Cadillac convertor?


Asked by Feb 13, 2016 at 10:28 AM about the 2002 Hyundai Elantra GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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If it feels like the engine is holding back, revs up in park ok, then yes, it could be the cat. You can check it by going for a ride to get it hot, look underneath when the problem arises, and look at the cat. If it is getting plugged, it would have a orange glow to it.

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