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RJ's Auto Service provides Catalytic Converter Replacement services to Sterling, VA, Ashburn, VA, Leesburg, VA, and other surrounding areas.

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

The Basics Behind Catalytic Converter Replacement Services at RJ's Auto Service

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 RJ's Auto Service?

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 Sterling, VA, Ashburn, VA, Leesburg, VA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Ashburn VA | Leesburg VA | Sterling VA | and surrounding areas

RJ's Auto Service in Sterling, VA

Does your vehicle need its 30k, 60k, or 90k maintenance? If the answer is yes, call the experts at RJ’s Auto Service. Since 1997, our ASE-certified technicians have been performing the highest-quality auto repairs for customers in Sterling, VA, Ashburn,VA, Leesburg, VA, as well as surrounding areas of Dulles VA, Oak Grove VA, Herndon VA, Potomac Falls VA, and Reston VA in Loudoun County and Fairfax County. We give you a free tire rotation with every oil change, provide you with the TECH-NET 24 month/24,000 mile warranty on most auto repair services, and perform a variety of tire repairs. We even have a large selection of tires for sale from the names you trust. When it’s time for your next auto maintenance, new set of tires, or a needed auto repair, trust the top repair shop in the NoVa area. Schedule your appointment with us today!

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Phone: (571) 521-0400
Fax: (571) 203-0070
Address: 101-G Executive Dr
Sterling, VA 20166
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