Glowing exhaust


Asked by Aug 26, 2016 at 02:15 AM about the 1997 Ford Taurus GL

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What would make it glow red . Changed
the cats and still glowing orange

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Tried changing catts still didn't help


Tried changing catts still didn't help. Anybody have any ideas


Will have to replace the exhaust manifold that bolts to engine.

Bob Beaman

A catalyst that is glowing red is likely caused by too much fuel. Have the engine trouble codes read. You likely have a miss fire that is causing the extra unburned fuel to be burned in the cat.

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