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How much does Catalytic Converter Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2013 Ford Focus $950 $606.24 $343.95 11% $1068.49
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $1288 $1048.38 $239.97 6% $1370.88
2008 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 $1268 $1140.43 $127.98 3% $1312.43
2006 Acura CSX $934 $854.07 $79.99 2% $961.57
2016 Mercedes-Benz E400 $1647 $1326.96 $319.96 6% $1756.96
2005 Jaguar XJ8 $1496 $1359.78 $135.98 3% $1542.53

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Catalytic Converter Replacement Service

What is the Catalytic Converter all about?

The catalytic converter is an emissions related component that is mounted in the exhaust pipe. Its purpose is to superheat unburned particles in the exhaust gases that are expelled from the engine. As the engine runs, the catalytic converter warms up to an operating temperature of 500-1200 °F. At this temperature the particles in the ‘dirty’ exhaust are burned and converted into water vapor and carbon dioxide. The catalyst inside is nearly always comprised of precious metals such as platinum, rhodium, or palladium. When the catalyst isn’t able to burn off the unburned hydrocarbons in the exhaust, an unpleasant odor can occur, a rough run or misfire may be felt, or the Check Engine light may illuminate.

Keep in mind:

  • Most cars will require the aftermarket Catalytic Converter to be welded to the exhaust pipes. Mobile mechanics can only do this service if you have a direct fit catalytic converter bought from a dealer.
  • When replacing the catalytic converter, it may be necessary to replace oxygen sensors as well.
  • Catalytic converter symptoms are often similar to other more straightforward issues. Get the Check Engine light diagnosed anytime it illuminates.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported on jack stands
  • The defective catalytic converter is removed
  • The new catalytic converter is installed and the vehicle is started to check for any leaks
  • The vehicle is lowered off the jack stands
  • The vehicle is road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

If you are consistently taking short trips with your vehicle, the catalytic converter may not be getting hot enough to completely burn away the hydrocarbons. To prevent the catalytic converter from getting clogged, take your vehicle for the occasional drive on the highway for 15 minutes. This allows the exhaust to sufficiently heat up and burn off any deposits in the catalytic converter.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Catalytic Converter?

  • Check engine light is on or flashing
  • Car has little or no power
  • Smell of rotten eggs inside the car or out of the exhaust
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Backfiring and rough running

How important is this service?

If the catalytic converter isn’t operating efficiently, the check engine light will come on and your engine can begin to lose performance. If the catalytic converter becomes plugged, the engine light will begin to flash and your engine may stall or no longer start. In extreme cases where the converter is plugged, the excess back pressure created can actually cause internal engine damage. If you are experiencing symptoms related to catalytic converter failure, get it checked soon.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

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Mazyar

7 years of experience
203 reviews
Mazyar
7 years of experience
Lexus LS430 - Catalytic Converter - Duluth, Georgia
I didn’t know what to expect today getting my car fixed. He showed up on time , finished in good timing., and also did a great job. I would recommend him..
Lincoln Navigator - Catalytic Converter - Alpharetta, Georgia
Mark came on time and did exceptional job in replacing my catalytic converters - a job hard enough even for a shop. this is the second time I am using Mark's services and he proved himself as a reliable and knowledgeable mechanic

Jason

22 years of experience
190 reviews
Jason
22 years of experience
Chevrolet Aveo5 - Catalytic Converter - Nashville, Tennessee
Jason is great and knowledgeable. He takes the time to walk you through the steps as he works. Highly recommended!
Chevrolet Aveo5 - Catalytic Converter - Nashville, Tennessee
Jason saved the day! My catalytic converter had gone bad and Jason came and installed the new unit without any trouble! My engine is maintaining a stable RPM and sounds like it used to. Highly reccommend him for future jobs!

Zac

11 years of experience
13 reviews
Zac
11 years of experience
Chevrolet Equinox - Catalytic Converter Replacement - Horn Lake, Mississippi
Zac was very professional, he kept me updated throughout the process. Service was great, I will definitely book again....

John

26 years of experience
493 reviews
John
26 years of experience
Ford F-150 - Catalytic Converter - Pearland, Texas
John communicated with me leading up to the appointment and was just what you wanted. He did a great job and represented his company well. Would give him a 10!

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