A Westside Auto Group Company

Westside Service - Zeeland(616) 772-4326
Westside Service - Holland(616) 355-7443

Monthly Archives: June 2022

What Are the Signs of a Failing Catalytic Converter?

What Are the Signs of a Failing Catalytic Converter?

Your vehicle’s exhaust system has a major component called the catalytic converter. This big metallic piece is an integral part that is responsible for limiting emissions and transforming engine byproducts. These glasses are then let out the back of your car.  Catalytic converters typically last for the life of your vehicle. However, they can get clogged, broken, and even stolen. When your catalytic converter is no longer working, you may notice the following symptoms: Poor Engine Performance When your catalytic converter doesn’t do its job, it can hurt your engine performance. When the catalytic converter is clogged, it can cause weak or slow acceleration. Sulfur or Rotten Egg Smell Your catalytic converter is supposed to transform hydrogen sulfide from combustion into sulfur dioxide, a safer gas. When the converter isn't working, it won’t be able to make the chemical changes. As a result, you may catch the stinky smell of rotten eggs.  Illuminate ... read more

Westside Service is committed to ensuring effective communication and digital accessibility to all users. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and apply the relevant accessibility standards to achieve these goals. We welcome your feedback. Please call Westside Service - Zeeland (616) 772-4326, Westside Service - Holland (616) 355-7443 if you have any issues in accessing any area of our website.