Chevy having slow acceleration when driving I was told it could be my catalytic converter could it be fixed by replacing with new exhaust system

  • Has this been getting progressively worse over time? – sam Aug 27 '19 at 19:46
  • How many miles? Have the cats ever been replaced before? – sam Aug 27 '19 at 19:49

Check the cat temp at the inlet and outlet, then compare. If (after everything is warmed up, say 10 min of idling) the outlet is hotter than the inlet by a significant amount (over 100°F difference), the problem is not the cat. If the cat out is cooler or about the same as the inlet, then it is the problem. If you then determine this as the issue, take the cat off and see if it runs/drives better. Gunna be loud, but before you assume it's the cat, check things first.

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