- Car Forums, Automotive News and Community
Home Gallery Register Calendar Members List

Go Back - Car Forums, Automotive News and Community > General Car Discussion > General Automotive Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools
Unread 10-09-2015, 01:26 AM   #1
New Member
Join Date: Oct 2015
Location: Toronto
Posts: 3
Rep: 10 emmaolivia is on a distinguished road
Default Why to change the catalytic Converters

Hi all

What is the main function of catalytic converters and why we have to change it. Here the dealer advice me to replace the converter of my ford car. As though it is not more then 1 year I have purchase my new car. Is it necessary to change the converter and how much it cost. Please make your suggestions.

emmaolivia is offline  
Reply With Quote
Unread 10-16-2015, 06:51 PM   #2
Community Director
Mike's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Posts: 7,602
Rep: 153 Mike has a spectacular aura aboutMike has a spectacular aura about

Catalytic converters eliminate excess gases in your exhaust stream. If the car has not been operating efficiently, or if the catalytic converter gets too old, it needs replacement.

If your car is 1 year old, it's still under warranty. It should not need replacement that soon, but there's no reason it shouldn't be covered.
"He shouted: 'You've won! Didn't you know?' I didn't, and it's about the nicest thing I've ever been told" -Bruce McLaren, 1968 Belgian Grand Prix
Read the rules! | DO NOT REPLY TO SPAM
2009 Pontiac G8 GT - 6.0L, 6AT - 95k miles | 1994 Chevy Blazer K5 - 350, 5MT - 140k miles | 2006 Mazda 3 S sedan - 2.3L, 5MT - 130k miles
Wife's Car: 2013 Chevy Volt - 70k miles
Bikes: 1979 Yamaha XS 750 | 1985 Honda Sabre 700

Mike is offline Mike's Gallery  
Reply With Quote

catalytic converters, exhaust system

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:02 AM.

Shogun Interactive Development Copyright 2015 Shogun Interactive Development. All rights reserved.