Catalytic Converter

Regardless of how perfect the engine is operating, there will always be some harmful byproducts of combustion. This is what necessitates the use of a Three-Way Catalytic (TWC) Converter. This device is located in-line with the exhaust system and is used to cause a desirable chemical reaction to take place in the exhaust flow.

Essentially, the catalytic converter is used to complete the oxidation process for hydrocarbon (HC) and carbon monoxide (CO), in addition to reducing oxides of nitrogen (NOx) back to simple nitrogen and carbon dioxide.

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