Catalytic Converter Replacement at your home or office in Tualatin.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

178

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Richard

20 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
20 years of experience
Very knowledgeable, friendly and efficient. Check engine light and code indicated the catalytic converter needed to be replaced, after Richard replaced it, tested the car again, the light still came up. He went the extra mile, figuring out what needed to be done. He took the time and brought the extra part, leaving my car fixed. I'm especially happy because he cared enough to have the work done in one visit, instead of leaving it halfway done. Emission test passed, so I was extremely pleased with service. I definitely recommend him. Thank you Richard!
Richard shows up on time and gets straight to work. His workmanship and knowledge are excellent.

Richard

12 years of experience
601 reviews
Richard
12 years of experience
Great
Awesome mechanic. Came in and got the job done with no messing around. Highly recommend him for future jobs. Thank you!

Eduardo

18 years of experience
372 reviews
Eduardo
18 years of experience
great

Keith

17 years of experience
315 reviews
Keith
17 years of experience
Great guy...helped me find the right part since I ordered the wrong one.

Genaro

12 years of experience
287 reviews
Genaro
12 years of experience
Very professional and a job well done.

Chris

15 years of experience
264 reviews
Chris
15 years of experience
A great mechanic that provided a quick and timely service with the best cost when replacing my catalytic converter.

Arturo

11 years of experience
39 reviews
Arturo
11 years of experience
Arturo was courteous and professional. He made it easy to use this service since it was my first time! He was amazing

Oswaldo

21 years of experience
28 reviews
Oswaldo
21 years of experience
He did an excellent job. Was very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends.

Tung

15 years of experience
304 reviews
Tung
15 years of experience
Professional and fast

Abdul

10 years of experience
419 reviews
Abdul
10 years of experience
After using a local mechanic and DIY techniques to pass emission inspection, I turned to yourmechanic.com again. Abdul came to my home and inspected my vehicle. Within an hour, he inspected and performed major repair. He tested his work to confirm accuracy, and he cleaned up any debris. Great job! I am still grateful for this service and the professional, knowledgeable mechanics.


How much does Catalytic Converter Replacement cost in Tualatin?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Tualatin. Our mechanics in Tualatin 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 in Tualatin.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Nissan Quest $1714 $1321.76 $391.95 7% $1848.51
2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage $1089 $960.86 $127.98 3% $1132.86
2008 Dodge Avenger $1199 $1086.94 $111.98 3% $1237.44
2007 BMW 335i $1707 $1266.74 $439.94 8% $1857.99
2009 Mercedes-Benz E300 $1054 $830.12 $223.97 6% $1131.12
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG $5111 $5006.88 $103.98 0% $5146.63

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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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