Cleaning Catalytic Converter

A catalytic converter is an emissions control device that converts toxic gases and pollutants in exhaust gas to less toxic pollutants. Catalytic converters are used with internal combustion engines fueled by either petrol (gasoline). If you want to clean your catalytic converter, see our step-by-step instruction.

How to Clean a Catalytic Converter

  1. Open the hood and lift the prop rod. Secure the prop rod in position to keep the hood of the car open.
  2. Use a wrench to loosen and remove the bolts that secure the converter into position.
  3. Remove the catalytic converter from exhaust system.
  4. Inspect the converter for any damage. Shake the converter and listen for any noises.
  5. Clean the catalytic converter. Use a cleaning cloth to wipe away any residue from the face of the converter. If it’s still dirty, you may need to soak it in a mixture of degreaser and hot water.
  6. Allow the converter to dry.
  7. Re-insert the bolts into place.

How to Clean a Catalytic ConverterYou can also use a catalytic converter cleaner to remove the carbon build up from your exhaust system. How to сlean a сatalytic сonverter?  Just to pour the contents into your gas tank and drive until close to empty.

catalytic converter cleaner

The catalytic converter should be cleaned four times per year to maximize performance, according to Exhaust Systems Guide.

More about car care

Must-Haves for Every Car

Capitol-Tires.com is an independent enthusiast website and is not affiliated with or endorsed by American Tire Distributors (ATD), Nexen, Itochu or any other manufacturers and its content is solely for informational purposes. All manufacturer names, symbols, and descriptions, used in our images and text are used for identification purposes only. It is neither inferred nor implied that any item mentioned by Capitol-Tires.com is a product authorized by or in any way connected with any products/vehicle manufacturers displayed on this page.
Copyright © 2019 CAPITOL-TIRES.com. All rights reserved.

Contact Information

 
E-mail: [email protected] 3450 Evergreen Lane Los Angeles, CA 90017
 
All products, company names, brand names, trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners!
 
Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?