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Magnaflow 99306HM Universal Catalytic Converter (Non CARB compliant)

$136.16


2002 Chevrolet Impala Catalytic Converter WALKER EXHAUST 54758

That's a good question if your 2002 Chevrolet Impala catalytic converter is going bad. It is essential an emissions control device. As air from the engine passes through, toxic gases and atmospheric pollutants are converted into less toxic compounds. Oxygen is infused into carbon monoxide. Oftentimes the only byproducts produced by the cat are harmless carbon dioxide and water. Now most commonly seen in cars, the catalytic converter was originally invented for smoke stack exhaust; it was developed to accommodate gasoline engines in the 1950s. They weren't mass produced until 1973.

There are two types of catalysts in an 2002 Chevrolet Impala catalytic converter that result in the reduction of emissions. A catalyst is basically a chemical reaction that takes place in the 02 Chevrolet Impala catalytic converter. There is a reduction catalyst and an oxidation catalyst. Inside the 2002 Chevrolet Impala catalytic converter, the reduction catalyst happens first. It basically breaks up the nitrogen oxides into a less harmful chemical. The second stage of the 02 Chevrolet Impala catalytic converter is where the oxidation occurs. It is here that the remaining hydrocarbons are burned off. An 2002 Chevrolet Impala catalytic converter have two different types of structures, the honeycomb style is the most popular. There is also a control system in the 02 Chevrolet Impala catalytic converter which tells the car how much oxygen remains in the engine and needs to be burned off.

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