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Denny's Automotive & Muffler Center provides Catalytic Converter Replacement services to Marion, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Hiawatha, IA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Catalytic Converter Replacement Services at Denny's Automotive & Muffler Center

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 Denny's Automotive & Muffler Center?

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 Marion, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, Hiawatha, IA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Cedar Rapids IA | Hiawatha IA | Marion IA | and surrounding areas

Tire Brands in Cedar Rapids IA, Marion IA, and Hiawatha IA at Denny's Automotive & Muffler Center

Denny's Automotive & Muffler Center in Cedar Rapids and Marion, IA

All Denny's Automotive & Muffler Center are family-owned and operated, car and truck repair facilities.  We have been serving Eastern Iowa since 1974.  Our goal is customer satisfaction and value. Our ASE-certified technicians will service and repair all makes of foreign and domestic cars, trucks and SUVs, in addition to providing great deals on name-brand tires. We're proud members of the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, BBB, and NFIB. Serving Marion, IA, Cedar Rapids, IA, and Hiawatha, IA with exceptional auto repairs, tires, and auto service. Visit us today - we guarantee value!

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Phone: (319) 373-1251
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Address: 1501 7th Ave
Marion, IA 52302
Phone: (319) 363-5245
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Address: 2011 16th Ave S.W
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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