A catalytic converter is a crucial part of your vehicle's exhaust system that helps reduce harmful emissions before they are released into the atmosphere. It contains catalysts that facilitate chemical reactions to convert toxic gases from engine exhaust into less harmful substances.
What Does a Catalytic Converter Do?
The primary function of a catalytic converter is to reduce the emissions of harmful pollutants such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and hydrocarbons. Inside the converter, a series of chemical reactions occur, facilitated by precious metals like platinum, palladium, and rhodium, which act as catalysts. These reactions convert the harmful gases into carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and water vapor, which are less harmful to the environment.
Types of Catalytic Converters
There are three main types of catalytic converters:
- Two-way Catalytic Converters: These converters primarily reduce nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons into nitrogen and carbon dioxide.
- Three-way Catalytic Converters: These converters are more efficient and can also reduce nitrogen oxides into nitrogen and oxygen, in addition to reducing hydrocarbons.
- Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOCs): Specifically designed for diesel engines, these converters help oxidize pollutants like carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons into less harmful compounds.
Catalytic Converter for 2014-2016 Kia Forte by Excel Exhaust System
At Excel Exhaust System, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality catalytic converters for a wide range of vehicles, including the Kia Forte. Our catalytic converters for the 2010-2018 Kia Forte are designed to meet OEM performance and reliability standards, ensuring optimal emissions control and engine efficiency. Made with premium-grade ceramic substrates, our converters are durable and built to last, exceeding the demands of the global emissions marketplace.
Catalytic Converter for 2010-2018 Kia Soul
In addition to the Kia Forte, Excel Exhaust System offers catalytic converters for the Kia Soul. Our catalytic converters for the 2010-2018 Kia Soul are designed to deliver superior performance and emissions control, helping to maintain the quality, reliability, and performance of your vehicle. With us, you can trust that you're getting a top-of-the-line catalytic converter that meets the latest regulations set by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Catalytic converters play a vital role in reducing vehicle emissions and protecting the environment. At Excel Exhaust System, we are committed to providing premium-grade catalytic converters that meet and exceed industry standards. With our comprehensive inventory and dedication to customer satisfaction, you can trust us to deliver exceptional quality and performance for all your catalytic converter needs.