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I'd start off by trying to clear the
memory(any independant garage the appropriate equipment can do this),and if that puts the light out,and it stays out,then happy days.
If not,there is a very strong possibility that the unburnt fuel that went down the exhaust pipe whilst you had a
failure would have damaged the cat.
.Cheap aftermarket cats are available for around £150,but as with all things,you get what you pay for.
Let us know the outcome.
Edit;I certaintly wouldn't ignore the light.The cat will eventually start breaking up,and could block up completely,and thats a right kerfuffle!.
Hi again! Pleased to say that after a reasonable journey in the Clio, the emissions warning light has now gone out, and all is very excellent!
This seems to bear out a previous thread I read that said the sensor only polls the
once during a journey when certain conditions are met.
Want to thank the forum for saving me at least a couple of hundred quid on my first visit! The info on Sagem pencil
, the date stamp & general stuff on changing them was invaluable. The replacements I got were from Eblag trader TRANSITPARTSUK, cost £10.99 + delivery. They work asolutely fine, though I was a bit nervous as they seemed so well priced.
Currently in PeteW's garage:
renault clio 1.4 16v