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Safranski Tire and Auto provides Catalytic Converter Replacement services to Manitowoc, WI, Two Rivers, WI, Valders, WI, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Catalytic Converter Replacement Services at Safranski Tire and Auto

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 Safranski Tire and Auto?

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 Manitowoc, WI, Two Rivers, WI, Valders, WI, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Manitowoc WI | Two Rivers WI | Valders WI | and surrounding areas

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Safranski Tire and Auto in Manitowoc, WI

Come see Safranski Tire and Auto for your next automotive service. We're a family owned and operated business dedicated to providing you with the best new tires and auto repair services. We proudly serve local drivers and travelers across Manitowoc, WI, Two Rivers, WI, Valders, WI, and surrounding areas. Whether you need new tires or a new transmission, the professionals at Safranski Tire and Auto are here to help. Use our website to shop for tires online, and learn more about our many automotive services. Schedule your appointment with us today.

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Phone: (920) 682-0233
Fax: (920) 682-1818
Address: 3820 Calumet Ave
Manitowoc, WI 54220
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