Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Good morning Allen, I need to have my 2009 Buick Enclave's catalytic converter replaced. The dealer quoted me $977. Is that a good

asked by on

My check engine light is on. I have been told it is due to the catalytic converter.The dealer I purchased the car from had one catalytic converter replaced. A Buick dealer quoted me $977 to replace. Is this a good price?

My car has 113000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hi. The price they quoted you at the dealer...

Hi. The price they quoted you at the dealership is not that bad but you could probably get a better price at midas or a local exhaust shop. By federal law your catalytic convertor has a 10 year warranty on it and should be replaced by the dealership under warranty. I suggest you ask your local dealership about the warranty for catalytic convertor. If you would like to have an estimate from us, you can visit our estimator page to get a quote for a catalytic converter replacement on your vehicle.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Knocking when starting from a cold start

This is somewhat normal as the oil sits down in the oil pan when the car has sat for an extended period of time. When you first start it in the morning, it takes a bit of time for the...

Q: It feels like my car is about to break down, like I am very carefully carrying the engine home so it doesn't fall out.

Hi there. I would typically start by checking to see if the check engine light is on and then I would scan the computer for codes. This can give some insight as to what is going on. If there are...

Q: Squeak/screech noise, burning smell

This may very well be related to the catalytic converter in your car. As you know, the catalytic converter is responsible for converting toxic combustion gases into less harmful gases to be dispelled into the atmosphere via your car's exhaust...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the P0052 code means This code is seen when the Engine Control Module (ECM) tries to control the...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...