How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Robert Your Own Question

Robert
Robert, Honda Technician
Category: Honda
Satisfied Customers: 4362
Experience:  Fully qualified 19+yrs exp/self employed technician in the UK
13210289
Type Your Honda Question Here...
Robert is online now

A Honda CRV (2005) Im considering buying has a lump under

Customer Question

A Honda CRV (2005) I'm considering buying has a lump under the drivers footwell below the clutch pedal. It feels soft to the touch. Could it be related to the catalytic converter which is, I think, below that area? Seller says his garage tells him that there is no problem with it. What do you think?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Robert replied 2 years ago.

Hi..

 

Hopefully i can help..

 

The catalytic converter would have no effect on the interior of the car or the under floor..the converter will have protection heat shield around it plus you will also have heat shield bolted to the under floor between that and the rest of the exhaust system..so in a sense it would have very little effect on the problem you see..Its not generally a fault as all crv's have that on the floor from what ive seen for the cat converter which is located directly under that hump.Its is there for extra clearance between that and the road..so nothing to worry about..I do hope this helps

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
< Previous | Next >
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
  • Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible. Charles
  • As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
    Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!
    Sue
  • Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff. Jim
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Andrew

    Andrew

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    26
    ASE Master Tech and experience on Honda for 12 years.
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/SL/slonneman95/2012-9-2_03815_1001188.64x64.JPG Andrew's Avatar

    Andrew

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    26
    ASE Master Tech and experience on Honda for 12 years.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/FO/fordtwo/2014-12-19_163422_arrepair.64x64.jpg Robert's Avatar

    Robert

    Honda Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    13
    Fully qualified 19+yrs exp/self employed technician in the UK
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/IN/indytech/2013-8-8_102717_SantoDomingo146598x6402.64x64.jpg Greg's Avatar

    Greg

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1080
    Automotive diagnostic tech
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/35/350matt/2012-6-7_182356_matsavatr.64x64.jpg Matt's Avatar

    Matt

    Mechanical Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    4436
    BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/TE/techmachine/0601821347169_717372168_8940977_39623330_o.64x64.jpg Ross's Avatar

    Ross

    Diagnostic and repair technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    453
    Licensed diagnostic and repair technician
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/RO/RobMechanic/068.64x64.JPG Rob's Avatar

    Rob

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    82
    30 years trade experience