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Catalytic Converter Failure

CarComplaints.com Seal Of This Might Hurt

CarComplaints.com Notes: The Pontiac Vibe is the mechanical twin of the Toyota Matrix.

Both models were a joint GM-Toyota venture, manufactured together at a NUMMI production facility in Fremont, CA. Only the heating & A/C systems are different.

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
$350.00
Average Mileage:
108,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace catalytic converter (1 reports)
2003 Pontiac Vibe exhaust system problems

exhaust system problem

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2003 Pontiac Vibe Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 132014

Vibe GT 2.0L, 4 cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 108,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Check engine light kept coming on and car would not pass emissions inspection. Several resets of codes and elimination revealed O2 sensor/catalytic converter failure. Replacement of both sensors did not solve issue. Replacement of one converter temporarily stopped light coming on but second converter had to be replaced to completely eliminate issue.

- , Raleigh, NC, USA

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