Q: Getting a diagnostic code P0410

asked by on February 16, 2016

I got a diagnostic code P0410. How much would it cost to fix this problem?

Hi, there is no way to know what exactly is wrong with only a diagnostic code because there are always multiple reasons why the code could have been set in the first place. In this case, the computer has detected that the air pump is not supplying enough oxygen into the exhaust to help warm up the catalytic converter. This is used primarily during a cold start when the engine hasn’t been running for a few hours. The catalytic converter is used to clean up the exhaust gases created during combustion, but needs to be fairly hot in order to do so. There are several hoses and valves that connect the air pump to the exhaust so everything should be inspected to ensure proper operation. One of our certified technicians would be able to further assist in diagnosing the issue

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