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Smile Need a new CAT, dog ate my last one.

Ok so not really. But I suspect the 3rd CAT went bye bye this morning. It sounds like it not firing on all cylinders almost. I give it gas and it takes a bit to catch up. Anyone know where I can get one that's California legal?

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$138.94 from PerformancePeddler.com, Magnaflow P/N 41405.

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Yup check your ignition system. But if not I have a whole Y assy from my car. Perfect.

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Step dad seems to think it might be electrical. Car runs fine on flat surface, there is a stutter when you start to give it gas. On incline it seems to sputter a little.

Not sure what this has to with it, but am getting uneven flow off of the mufflers out the back, right side is weaker then the left. According to him that is.

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Step dad seems to think it might be electrical. Car runs fine on flat surface, there is a stutter when you start to give it gas. On incline it seems to sputter a little.

Not sure what this has to with it, but am getting uneven flow off of the mufflers out the back, right side is weaker then the left. According to him that is.
Clean your MAF sensor!

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Not sure what this has to with it, but am getting uneven flow off of the mufflers out the back, right side is weaker then the left. According to him that is.
If it's the stock exhaust then it doesn't matter, since it's basically fake dual exhaust.

Needs more stall.
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Clean your MAF sensor!
Did that, no change.

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Did that, no change.
Ok, so what have you done besides that to try to fix the problem?

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Ok, so what have you done besides that to try to fix the problem?

Checked plugs and wires, cleaned MAF, cleaned K&N filter.

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Checked plugs and wires, cleaned MAF, cleaned K&N filter.
In that order? If so, clean MAF again. Check fuel pressure, change fuel filter, all those basic things that can affect engine performance.
How did you check the plug wires?
I assume no CEL?

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In that order? If so, clean MAF again. Check fuel pressure, change fuel filter, all those basic things that can affect engine performance.
How did you check the plug wires?
I assume no CEL?
Sorry, no.

Checked plugs and wires, pulled plugs, looked ok, ensured that wires were secure.
Fuel Filter is 2 years old, if that.
I cleaned the K&N then the MAF.

Have a bit of a family emergency to deal with, so will have to work on care later. Thanks again for the responses.

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It's best to clean the MAF after cleaning the K&N and driving it a little. Oil from the filter is good at coating the MAF. I experience this a lot.

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What about an 02 sensor? Could one of them have gone out? Any way to test it?

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