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27913 Center Drive • Mission Viejo, CA 92692
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Complete Auto Care & Tire provides Catalytic Converter Replacement services to Mission Viejo, CA, Ladera Ranch, CA, Laguna Hills, CA, and other surrounding areas.

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes  |   Price Range: Get Quote for Price

The Basics Behind Catalytic Converter Replacement Services at Complete Auto Care & Tire

Located on the underside of your vehicle, the catalytic converter helps clean up vehicle emissions before expelling them into the environment. Catalytic converters contain honeycomb-like structures coated with platinum and palladium that help minimize the harmful effects of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and nitrogen oxide produced by your vehicle’s engine. These harmful elements pass through two stages: the reduction catalyst stage and the oxidation catalyst stage. During the reduction catalyst stage, nitrogen oxide is converted into oxygen and nitrogen gases while carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon is oxidized in the oxidation catalyst stage. The catalytic converter also relies on the oxygen sensor to detect the correct level of oxygen introduced in the oxidation catalyst stage. Routine exhaust system maintenance can help ensure your catalytic converter is always working optimally and reduce the likelihood of it releasing harmful and often deadly chemicals into the environment, or into the cabin of your vehicle.



Why Should You Have Catalytic Converter Replacement Services Performed at Complete Auto Care & Tire?

Because of the role they play in passenger safety and emission control, catalytic converters are important exhaust system components. Without a catalytic converter, your exhaust system would release poisonous and dangerous gases, like carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and nitrogen oxide. A damaged catalytic converter must be replaced at the first sign of trouble. Clogged catalytic converters are also dangerous. If you try to accelerate but your vehicle fails to speed up, the catalytic converter may be clogged, which will quickly cause your engine to fail. The smell of sulfur also indicates a bad catalytic converter. A damaged oxygen sensor can lead to the catalytic converter operating less efficiently and reducing its lifespan. If there is not enough oxygen, the harmful gases will fail to diminish, while too much oxygen can cause the converter to overheat and fail. Our service staff will conduct tests to determine the exact cause of a malfunctioning catalytic converter.

We proudly service the Catalytic Converter Replacement needs of customers in Mission Viejo, CA, Ladera Ranch, CA, Laguna Hills, CA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Ladera Ranch CA | Laguna Hills CA | Mission Viejo CA | and surrounding areas

Tires Mission Viejo, CA, Ladera Ranch, CA, and Laguna Hills, CA

Complete Autocare & Tire

If you're looking for an auto repair shop in Mission Viejo that you can trust, look no further than the team at Complete Autocare & Tire. At our shop, we're proud to serve all of your automotive needs, whether you need a routine oil change or exhaust system work on your vehicle. Complete Autocare & Tire is a leader in offering name brand tires and wheels from top tire brands, all at competitive prices. With tire and wheel services to ensure that you make the most out of your vehicle, our auto repair shop is THE place to go for complete car care in the Mission Viejo, Laguna Hills, and Ladera Ranch areas. Call us today to learn more about what we can do for your car, truck, or SUV, or stop into our Mission Viejo car care center to see what we have to offer. From tires and rims to services to keep you rolling, we know you'll love the personalized attention you receive at Complete Autocare & Tire in Mission Viejo, CA.

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Phone: (949) 347-8200
Fax: (949) 347-8840
Address: 27913 Center Dr.
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
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