How Much Gold is in a Catalytic Converter?

Answer Less than 1 oz. of gold is mixed with traces of platinum and palladium to form NS Gold used in catalytic converters. Gold was added to catalytic converters in 2007 due to the skyrocketing price of ... Read More »

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How to Clear Catalytic Converter Codes Without Replacing Your Catalytic Converter?

With some basic automotive know how, you can permanently clear your catalytic converter error codes without changing your catalytic converter. This 3 dollar fix will save you hundreds of dollars.

What is the difference between a catalytic converter and an OBD catalytic converter?

All catalytic converters function in basically the same way: exhaust gases superheat a substrate containing various elements, which causes subsequent harmful emission to convert to a more inert for... Read More »

How much palladium is in a catalytic converter?

A catalytic converter on an automobile contains about 1/20 of a Troy oz. of palladium, a precious metal comparable in price to gold. The palladium helps with the oxidation of harmful emissions.Sour... Read More »

How much platinum is in a catalytic converter?

According to Catalytic Converter Scrap, there are between 3 and 7 grams of platinum in each catalytic converter, which is between 1/10 and 1/4 ounce. As of the time of writing (November 2009), plat... Read More »