Vw polo catalyctic converter

  #1  
Old 04-06-2009, 08:03 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 3
Default Vw polo catalyctic converter

Hi,

My car's just 3 years old which i bought brand new and i'm having problem with acceleration and according to a mechanic its the catalyctic converter that must be change.
I'm just wondering how can a 3 yrs old car's catalytic converter be broken so easily, i had previous second hand cars which where definitely older and i had them for at least 5 years each and never have I had any problem with the catalytic converter.

Can anyone advise!

Many thanks in advance!
 
  #2  
Old 04-06-2009, 10:02 AM
racerx002's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Missouri
Posts: 676
Default

I would highly doubt that it is the converter. Explain more about your problem.
 
  #3  
Old 04-07-2009, 04:40 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 3
Default

Thank you racerx002 for replying!

For a couple of weeks now, my car started not being able to accelerate more than 110km/hour then, the acceleration wouldnt go more than 3,500 revolutions then it is making weird noises, as if a fan was switch on

but now if I'm on 4th or 5th gear, the car just wouldnt go more than 100kms/hour, it would only go around 90 or 95 but not more unless i'm going down hill.

Do you think you can recognize problem?

Once again, thank you!
 
  #4  
Old 04-07-2009, 01:07 PM
racerx002's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Missouri
Posts: 676
Default

Is your car an auto or manual trans?
 
  #5  
Old 04-08-2009, 03:17 AM
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 3
Default

manual
 
  #6  
Old 04-11-2009, 09:17 AM
racerx002's Avatar
Super Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Missouri
Posts: 676
Default

I honestly can't diagnose that over the computer. There are lots of things it could be.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
pyjamadrama
Volkswagen GTi / TDi
0
05-26-2007 07:32 PM
POLODRIVINGJAT
Volkswagen Polo
0
04-16-2007 05:45 PM
vwgti2004
PRIVATE For Sale / Trade Classifieds
1
06-08-2006 06:21 AM
71customghia
Exterior
0
10-12-2004 10:09 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Vw polo catalyctic converter


Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.