Why Does My Vehicle Have a Catalytic Converter?

What do Catalytic Converters Do? Catalytic converters clean bad gasses and unburnt fuel out of the exhaust to help clean the air. They convert carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and unburnt fuel to less harmful molecules. Catalytic converters were first produced in 1973 at the Englehard Corporation and began being used widespread around 1975. High emission […]

Why are catalytic converters being stolen?

Catalytic converters are being stolen for scrap. With the price of everything going up and the new uses of precious metals in vehicles and other technology, the metal in a catalytic converter is worth a lot. Metals like platinum, palladium, and rhodium make up the converter.  As costs are driving up, so is the value […]