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Does a tow hitch block the removal of the catalytic converter?

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Main Forum' started by bingchong, Mar 19, 2022.

  1. bingchong

    bingchong Junior Member

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    I installed a tow hitch a while ago and don’t remember if it blocked access to the catalytic converter or not. Ppl have been stealing the converters so I wasn’t sure if the tow hitch acts as a deterrence or what. I street park. Thanks.
     
  2. JC91006

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    No doesn’t block anything but the gas tank.

    Best thing to do is change out the catalytic to an aftermarket one. They won’t steal that. If they do, they’re cheap to replace