Honda 2005. 200,000 miles. told the catilytic converter n...

Honda 2005. 200,000 miles. told the catilytic converter needs to be changed. does the manifold need to be changed also? Honda dealer quoted 1119.00. is that reasonable, and should i just buy the part and have a regular garage inst...

Honda 2005. 200,000 miles. told the catilytic converter needs to be changed. does the manifold need to be changed also? Honda dealer quoted 1119.00. is that reasonable, and should i just buy the part and have a regular garage install? Mechanic's Assistant: Has the vehicle been "scoped out"? Meaning diagnosed? then yes. Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '05 Honda? By honda Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far? Replaced full emssions 2 yrs ago with ebay parts. sat for 1 yr. got it started, replaced starter and belt, [o2 sensor](/topics-o2-sensor-honda/) and had recalled airbags replaced. told to get on market converter with manifold. Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you? Body is good and kept up on fluids

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The dealer parts are expensive
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you need to have the complete manifold for front converter

no. just need second opinion.
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did you have a code stored for the [catalytic converter](/topics-catalytic-converter-honda/)

1119.00 price from honda dealer is good deal?
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I would get one online and have a shop install it

dont know yet its still at dealer shop. He only stated converter. I checked at garage that replaced the whole emmisions system 2 yrs ago with ebay parts.ok, should it be on market parts?
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Most [exhaust](/topics-exhaust/) repair shops can do it for less with a warranty
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factory parts are better but you pay for them

ok. they ran it thru an inspection and sent the fail to NYS dmv. on 27th january. does that mean it has to be done quickly?
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if you need to get the car registered you need to have it pass first

exhaust shops. Noted. Didnt think of that. thank you
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Okay that's what I would do check with them also

car is already registered and insured. I didnt ask for the inspection, they just did it
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trying to run the car hot with no inspection. Not good times.
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Not good

not at all. did not even get the fail sticker. is that reportable?
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Not sure in your area you can check the DMV

ok. I will check with NYS DMV. Thank you.
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Your welcome have a great day Thank you Roy!

Thanks Roy--Jenny
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Thank you Jenny !

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