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RX400h Catalytic Converter Thefts

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I have a 2007 RX400h and had the Cat stolen.

Is it against the law to replace the cat with a straight throgh pipe? Would it damage the engine? Would it cause it to fail the MOT. Can you get aftermarket cats for this model.

Any advice would be appreciated.

 

 

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I don't know if it's illegal but it's certainly irresponsible.

The cat is there to get rid of the dangerous, noxious fumes that are harmful to humans and to the environment in general, so if you have kids and want their future to be greener than ours then I think you know you should get it replaced soon as.

Having said that, hybrid cars are not subject to emissions testing in the MOT, so make of that what you will.

Just yesterday someone else on here posted that their cat had been nicked too and mentioned a device called a 'Catloc' (Linky) so may be worth fitting one of these when you have the cat replaced.

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