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What is A Catalytic Converter?
2021-12-01 | Categories: How To Buy | Tags: catalytic converter

What is A Catalytic Converter?

Catalytic Converter is an essential part of the car's exhaust system, and they are responsible for converting harmful compounds into less harmful ones. A few of these compounds include carbon monoxide, nitrogen gas, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocarbons. The catalytic converter will make them less harmful while also reducing overall emissions.The catalyst in your converter is typically made of palladium, rhodium, and platinum. These rare metals coat a ceramic interior, which is typically in a honeycomb or bead shape, and converts harmful gases into less harmful emissions.Because they contain precious metals,thieves often steal catalytic converters and sell the car parts for money on the black market.

Where is The Catalytic Converter?

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Car catalytic converter is located between the intake manifold and your muffler. The exact configuration depends on the make and model of your vehicle and the exhaust system setup. How to Know If Your Catalytic Converter Needs a Replacement In most cars and trucks, the Check Engine Light should appear with a code to notify you if your catalytic converter's efficiency is measuring below standard.For thoroughly fixing check engine light issue caused by code P0420 or P0430,before replacing catalytic converter,please exclude these common failures that also may cause check engine light on.

-The aging of spark plugs

-Damaged or failed O2 sensor

-Retarded spark timing

-Leaking fuel injector or high fuel pressure

-Cylinder misfire or oil contamination

-The engine coolant temperature sensor is not working properly

-Downstream oxygen sensor wiring damaged or connected improperly

The common signs of bad catalytic converter include a sudden drop in fuel efficiency, difficulty starting the engine, black smoke coming from the exhaust pipe or a sluggish feeling when driving.

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Things to Consider When Buying Aftermarket Catalytic Converters

-Ensure meet state laws for emissions

Check the vehicle’s emissions control information label and consult your state’s aftermarket converter regulations to select the right catalytic converter.For example,EPA approved catalytic converters cannot be sold or installed in California and New York.

-Direct fit

Direct fit catalytic converters make it much easier to install the converter yourself.

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Hexautoparts Catalytic Converters

-EPA Approved

For use on OBDII vehicles. Not legal for sale or use in CA & NY. Consult your state's aftermarket converter regulations for details.

-Direct-fit Design

Direct-fit bolt-on replacement solution with gaskets and hardware for easy installation that doesn't need specialized fabrication or welding.

-Keep Check Engine Light Off

For Emissions Codes--OE-style high-technology washcoat and optimal precious metal load delivers required reduction in tailpipe emissions to match vehicle application.

-Strong And Durable

Hexautoparts have catalytic converter for sale,which is manufactured with an aluminized steel catalytic converter body, corrosion resistant.

-30-day Return & 5-year Warranty

All Hexautoparts catalytic converters are backed by a 5-year Warranty or 50,000 miles and a 30-day return policy from the date of buy catalytic converter.

Hex Auto Parts provide best price for catalytic converters replacement ,all orders are free shipping and no tax.Shop from home on hexautoparts.com is better than spending 800+ dollars than at your local auto parts store or ebay catalytic converter.Whatever you need,toyota prius catalytic converter, honda element catalytic converter or nissan sentra catalytic converter,remember that check the Year/Make/Model of your vehicle and part number to confirm compatibility before order auto part online.Learn more about cheap catalytic converter,click Here to find your correct catalytic converter.