Exhaust pipe broke off catalytic converter. LOOKING for a low-cost way to fix your exhaust system. Replace a rusty exhaust flange connector on a catalytic converter where it connects to the exhaust manifold. And my dad to put it on. A broken catalytic converter is not uncommon at all. Be sure to use a jack that is rated high enough to handle the weight of the truck. Also bracket on upper catalytic converter broke off. This is a fairly simple job it only took me half an hour but you do need some specialist materials.
The connecting clamp looks very corroded as well. One of the first symptoms of a problem with the exhaust pipe is an excessively loud exhaust. The catalytic converter looked exactly like this one down to the color and texture of the rust LOL. I replaced everything the manifold gaskets and the down pipe gasket. A clogged catalytic converter essentially suffocates the engine preventing it from exhaling the exhaust. The most challenging exhaust fix is from the catalytic converter to the exhaust manifold.
The catalytic converter looked exactly like this one down to the color and texture of the rust LOL. The interior of a catalytic converter is a honeycomb matrix of palladium rhodium and platinum. The brace was gone.
To get her back on the road I loosened the exhaust pipe clamp and then I had to pull apart the lower catalytic converter pipe from the muffler pipe to set it back inside of each other and then tightened the.
The catalytic converter looked exactly like this one down to the color and texture of the rust LOL. Lets see some catalytic converter symptoms. Catalytic converter broke off where it connects exhaust pipe. Step 4 Install. Wheel ramps or axle stands. The exhaust pipe broke off at the exit of the catalytic converter.