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How to Protect Your Catalytic Converter Against Theft

How to Protect Your Catalytic Converter Against Theft

One common crime that is becoming more popular today is catalytic converter theft. Yep - you heard that right. You can find these metallic gadgets under your vehicle, and they are responsible for converting dangerous engine gasses into safer vapors to be released into the air.    You might wonder why these are so special. Thieves flock to catalytic converters because they contain precious metals such as palladium, platinum, rhodium, and copper, all of which have risen in price since the start of the pandemic. Unfortunately, the cost of replacing a catalytic converter may triple or quadruple the selling price of the stolen one. Nonetheless, if yours gets stolen, you should immediately get a new one to avoid damage to other parts. Moreover, you could be compromising your health and safety.   Tips to Prevent Catalytic Converter Theft Here are several things you can do to prevent catalytic converter theft from your vehicle. Only park in well-lit parking areas as light ... read more

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