My exhaust manifold is glowing red any ideas what could be the problem. I changed the PVC valve.spits and sputtering at ideal

Asked by Jan 27, 2017 at 12:21 PM about the 2003 Ford Taurus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed the PVC valve and I don't know if it was
doing it before.

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Could be a plugged catalytic converter in the exhaust.

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Spits and sputters might be a misfire, and raw fuel is entering the cats and burning making it glow. Is the CEL on? Scan for codes. Check the plugs and coils at the very least.

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