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567 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 25 years of experience

AVS are the on-site servicing and repair experts, we are main dealer trained technicians to ensure quality of work , we come to you at home or work, Avs will protect your warranty by using genuine parts and...

970 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 9 years of experience

Jonathan and his team at Northern Motors provides a reliable and professional mobile mechanic service that covers the whole of the North West area of England! With over 10 years of experience in the motor...

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195 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 20 years of experience

The majority of my experience has come from working for main dealers and learnt many skills through this route. I have worked for Saab, Ford, Citroen, Renault and most recently Vauxhall. I was there for 6 y...

269 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 12 years of experience

I started off my career at a local independent garage where I stayed for 5 years. This was a VW, Audi specialist, which really gave me some in-depth knowledge on these vehicles. Following this I then went on...

211 Reviews

Garage serving Liverpool, 25 years of experience

I have 25+ years of overall work experience in the car repair industry. I began with my apprenticeship in 87-88 and did a great deal of painting/mechanical work on cars. I learned a great deal about the indu...

85 Reviews

Garage in Stockport, 15 years of experience

I have many years experience working in both independent and franchise dealerships in Greece prior to coming to the UK I worked for both Mercedes & BMW. I owned my own business in Greece for a number of yea...

60 Reviews

Garage in Bradford, 25 years of experience

We provide one of the best services for MOT tests at our Garage in Bradford. By using highly experienced staff and equipment you can be assured your car is in good hands to be inspected. At Niche Motor C...

41 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 13 years of experience

Hello, I'm Alan. I am a experienced mobile mechanic and garage owner that serves Liverpool, and surrounding areas. I have years experience in the trade and industry, working on vehicles such as HGV for lead...

29 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 13 years of experience

We have been servicing and maintaing vehicles here since 2010. We can assisit in every aspect of vehicle maintenance, from pucture repairs to in depth vehicle diagnostics. We offer a twelve month warranty o...

89 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 15 years of experience

I began my mechanic career in Sri Lanka where I worked from 2002-2007. I completed my Automobile Engineer qualifications in German Technical College in Sri Lanka before coming to the UK. I work as a research...

19 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 30 years of experience

Since opening our doors in 2008, Elite MOT Centre has been proud to offer a friendly and professional service to all of our customers. We pride ourselves on aiming to offer 100% customer satisfaction. We ope...

17 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Liverpool, 20 years of experience

Multi-skilled vehicle technicians, with good all-round technical, mechanical and electrical expertise. Very capable with an ability to diagnose faults on vehicles using specialist diagnostic equipment. We pe...

31 Reviews

Garage in Liverpool, 22 years of experience

If you're looking for a trusted local garage in Liverpool, then make Childwall Five Ways Garage your first choice for service and reliability. We are a family run business and our proud of our reputation...

Frequently asked questions about catalytic converter replacement & repairs in Liverpool

Read our answers to questions about catalytic converter replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a catalytic converter replacement in Liverpool involve?

  • Mechanic will read the ECU for catalytic converter and oxygen sensor related problems.
  • Mechanic will inspect the catalytic converter for damage.
  • Mechanic removes oxygen sensor for further check and removal of catalytic converter.
  • If necessary, the catalytic converter will be replaced.
  • Mechanic will advise if other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will run engine, check catalytic converter operation.
  • Mechanic will make adjustments where necessary.

What are the symptoms of a bad catalytic converter?

You'll know something might be wrong with your car's catalytic converter:

  • When dark smoke is coming from the exhaust
  • When the engine performance is significantly reduced
  • When fuel efficiency is decreasing
  • When you experience issues while accelerating
  • When the smell of sulfur (rotten eggs) is coming from your car
  • When the check engine light flashes up

How long does it take to replace a catalytic converter?

On average, catalytic converter replacement times can range from just over 1 hour to 1.7 hours with an average of around 1.2 hours. The time that the job takes will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

Is a bad catalytic converter an MOT failure?

If the catalytic converter is faulty and emits toxic pollutants above the legal limits then normally the car will fail its MOT.

How to protect your Catalytic Converter from theft in Liverpool

There are ways to prevent the theft of your catalytic converter, mainly by making it harder to access and remove it. Below are a few suggestions on how to deter thieves or at least slow them down:

  • Parking closer to walls, other vehicles or close to the kerb, to make climbing under your car more difficult.
  • Marking the catalytic converter with an engraved serial number can allow easier tracing as well making it harder to sell
  • Welding the bolts if the converter is bolted on. This does not stop thieves but makes it harder to remove the converter using only a spanner. The downside to consider is that it not only makes it harder for thieves but also mechanics when they are working on your exhaust system.
  • Get a protective cover fitted to make it more difficult for thieves to remove the converter
  • Get a catalytic converter alarm which is set off when the catalytic converter is tampered with
  • Increased security measures, e.g. if possible park in a lockable garage, fencing, park in well-lit areas or CCTV ?

Why does catalytic converter theft happen in Liverpool?

Catalytic converters contain valuable and expensive metals, palladium and platinum, which makes them a target for theft. As the price for these metals increases the numbers of catalytic converter theft go up as well.
As part of the exhaust system, they are relatively easy to access, especially in taller vehicles which are further off the ground.

Catalytic converter theft not only leaves you with the cost of replacing it, but you will also need to take care of any other damages that are caused by the act of removal.

Is catalytic converter checked during an MOT test?

Yes, the catalytic converter will be checked along with other parts of the exhaust emissions system. Depending on the age and fuel type of the vehicle, it will be checked that it meets all the rules regulations in regards to the relevant emission standards.

Can Liverpool garages offer home collection and delivery for catalytic converter replacement?

Yes, many garages in Liverpool are able to offer collection and delivery for a catalytic converter replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a catalytic converter replacement in Liverpool.

Can Liverpool mobile mechanics do catalytic converter replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Liverpool mobile mechanics can do a catalytic converter replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

How much does a catalytic converter replacement cost in Liverpool?

The average cost of a catalytic converter replacement in Liverpool varies between £238 and £357, depending on your car's make and model. See the averages for different makes below. We consolidate industry standard data with millions of data points to give you the most accurate price.

These estimates may include Clamps and paste, Catalytic converter, Clamps and paste, Catalytic converter, Clamps and paste, Catalytic converter and/or Catalytic converter. We have quotes for the top 46 manufacturers.

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  • Microcar
  • Metrocab
  • Hummer
  • Reva
  • Asia
  • TVR
  • Ferrari
  • Morgan
  • Buick
  • Lamborghini
  • Pontiac
  • Carbodies
  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
  • Cadillac
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daimler
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
  • Great Wall
  • Piaggio
  • Infiniti
  • Aston Martin
  • Lada
  • Lancia
  • Ssangyong
  • London Taxi's International

Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a catalytic converter replacement, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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