10 Fast Facts about Ford F-150 Catalytic Converters
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Different year and engine combos have 1-3 converters, impacting performance and emissions.
Reduce HC, CO, and NOx emissions by over 90% compared to uncontrolled vehicles.
Catalytic converters help engines burn fuel more efficiently, improving fuel economy.
Less air pollution = lower risk of respiratory illness, heart disease, and cancer.
Last 8-10 years or 80,000-100,000 miles with proper care.
Reduced power, sulfur smell, rattling, failing emissions test all point to trouble.
Can be replaced by skilled DIYers, but professionals have specialized tools and diagnostics.
Expect $600-$1200 depending on parts and labor.
Expect smaller, faster converters with stricter emission standards and particulate filters.
Keep your F-150 running clean and comply with emissions regulations by maintaining and replacing catalytic converters!