Catalytic Converters, Repair and Replacement
Vancouver WA – Portland OR
The catalytic converter is an integral part of your vehicle’s exhaust system and it has a very important job. Its job is to convert destructive pollutants, which are created by your vehicle, into less harmful pollutants in an effort to decrease impact of the emissions that your vehicle produces. On the surface the catalytic converter may seem like an insignificant part of your vehicle’s exhaust system, however its utility is necessary and extremely effective. If you are looking for catalytic converter repair or replacement for the Vancouver, WA or Portland, OR areas come into Orchard’s Muffler today for your free inspection and quote.
Consequences of a Failed Catalytic Converter
One of the biggest consequences of having a failed catalytic converter is that it makes it extremely difficult to pass emissions. In addition, a defective catalytic converter will also decrease your fuel economy and prevent you from accelerating quickly while driving. If your catalytic converter has completed crapped out, your engine is likely to die after a few minutes of running.
In many places, it is illegal to not have a catalytic converter installed in your vehicle. Typically, catalytic converters fail because of clogging/plugging, use of added chemical compounds in your vehicle, faulty exhaust valves or defective plugs.
If your vehicle’s exhaust system is having difficulty, it could be a failed catalytic converter, or another part of your vehicle’s exhaust system. The ASE certified mechanics with Orchard’s Muffler are experts when it comes to exhaust systems and will be able to quickly and efficiently diagnose the issue with your vehicle. We take pride in our expertise with exhaust systems, and we are confident that we can resolve your issue faster and cheaper than the competition.
More Information on Catalytic Converters
Orchard’s Muffler is your one stop shop for your vehicle’s muffler and exhaust system. Whether your vehicle needs a catalytic converter, oxygen sensor, muffler or exhaust piping, we have certified professionals eager to take care of your vehicle. We carry a wide variety of catalytic converters for domestic and import cars alike. If your vehicle has an exhaust system with issues, Orchard’s Muffler would be happy to repair or replace it. Contact us through our website or by phone today for more information or to set up your catalytic repair appointment today!