Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Model: Ford Taurus
Engine: 3.0L 24v Duratec V6
Rep Power: 75
Its a cat converter.
Easy fix. Knock or cut the clamp off the resonator pipe (on the left in the pic). Go to parts store and get a pipe adaptor of the correct size (2 1/4" ID to 2 1/4" ID I think) and 2 muffler clamps. Assemble. Total cost under $10, 1/2 hour of work.
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