Internal combustion is nasty business. The muffler on your car filters the sound, but it does very little to reduce the toxic components of the exhaust. That task falls on the much-maligned catalytic converter…
If you’re battling engine performance issues or diagnosing emissions problems, you might be wondering, what does a catalytic converter do?
Your nose is an effective detective. When chemical molecules are released, smells enter your nose, dissolve within a mucous membrane and are immediately transferred to your brain to decipher. However, not all odors are easily interpreted, including certain odd car smells that could signal an even greater problem…
The exhaust system allows a combustion engine to breathe and operate smoothly. How much do you know about it?
A bad catalytic converter will fail to transform dangerous exhaust gasses and feed back pressure into the exhaust system. Here’s how to diagnose it.
A bad catalytic converter will mess up your emissions and affect your car’s performance. Here are the signs of a bad catalytic converter.
Does your car need a new catalytic converter? Here’s what you need to look out for if you suspect a problem.
Ever try searching for a Cadillac converter? Don’t be embarrassed—we’ve all been there. Here’s a look at spellings and misspellings of common car parts.
As a driver, there’s no greater frustration than seeing your check engine light on for no obvious reason — or after you’ve already repaired what you thought was the issue. The real problem is that the check engine light is so ambiguous. Here are five of the most common problems that can illuminate your check engine light…
A catalytic converter is one of the most critical components in a car’s exhaust system. Here are some common signs of catalytic converter failure.