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Provo Catalytic Converter Experts

tuneups_headerCatalytic converters are important for the efficiency of several engine systems. They also reduce the toxicity of the exhaust byproducts that result from combustion. Essentially, catalytic converters help us stay green and save green! Master Muffler Provo is your exhaust expert in Utah. We can diagnose and address any issues that you might encounter with your catalytic converter. Stop by and meet our expert staff to learn why we stand out from the competition.

Your Check Engine Light

A lot of catalytic converter issues will trigger your check engine light sensor. Even if you vehicle seems to be performing normal, it is important to have this checked right away. Small losses in power and efficiency can result in large losses of money over time. This can be especially troubling when considering that this problem can avoided through diligence.

How do Catalytic Converters Work?

A catalytic converter reduces the amount of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and nitrogen oxides that your car emits. These chemicals are created as part of the engine’s combustion process and can be very dangerous to humans and the environment.

Catalytic converters use a catalyst to initiate a chemical reaction that turn these harmful chemicals into harmless ones. The catalyst is a ceramic structure that is coated with platinum, rhodium, or palladium. As the exhaust gases flow into this structure, the metal reacts with the chemicals, creating the less toxic wastes of carbon dioxide, water, and nitrogen, which are expelled out of the car.

diagram of a catalytic converter

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