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Old 12-06-2008
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I have a 1992 Ranger XLT 4.0 and my truck brutally failed an emissions test here in Ontario, Canada. I am going to replace the catalytic coverter but i cannot tell if i have 1 or two. They look exactly the same, but are one after another on the exhaust pipe. So im not sure if one is a cat, and the other is the resonator. Any help is greatly appreciated. I want to get my truck on the road ASAP!
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Old 12-06-2008
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I would have to say that it only has one. as far as i know they didn't start doing dual converters until like 05 or so but i not 100% sure!!! BUT im pretty sure on it only haveing one. take it to a muffler shop and ask.
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Old 12-07-2008
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Just replacing parts is not the right way to "fix" things. You need to find out whats failed and then repair / replace stuff.

Something as simple as a temp sensor could be causing it to run rich and therefor fail.

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Old 12-07-2008
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i know my 93 ranger has two cats wydopnthrtl is righ ther is aslot of reasons could of failed the cat is one of the most exspensive part to replace
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I agree with Rich. find out why your truck failed and replace those parts. Don't go and replace parts that you don't have to.
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