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Monthly Archives: May 2022

What are the Symptoms of a Bad Catalytic Converter?

What are the Symptoms of a Bad Catalytic Converter?

Have you ever noticed a rotten egg-like, sulfuric smell coming from your car's exhaust? Someone didn't leave a rotten egg inside your car. It's probably an issue with your vehicle's catalytic converter. It's either a faulty, old or generally bad catalytic converter. Your vehicle's catalytic converter typically works to reduce vehicle pollution by converting its emissions into non-harmful gasses. Here are the common symptoms that might help you identify a bad catalytic converter. Rattling Noise Typically, your vehicle's catalytic converter features catalyst coated honeycomb meshes inside. A rattling sound usually results when these catalytic converter components break apart or collapse due to excessively rich fuel mixtures of an internally damaged or old catalytic converter. You may notice a more obvious rattle when starting your vehicle's engine, an issue that may worsen over time. Reduced Engine Performance An engine performance reduction is among ... read more

When Is It Time For New Brakes?

When Is It Time For New Brakes?

Image by Gerald Oswald from Pixabay   Brakes are an essential safety feature in your vehicle. Being able to effectively and properly stop your car can prevent an accident and save your life. Every time you brake, a small amount of your brake pad is worn away. It can be hard to tell your brake’s life when you are not an expert. Luckily some telltale signs can help identify when a brake change is needed. At Avid Autowerx, your safety is our #1 priority which is why this month’s blog will cover when you should replace your brakes.  It varies from vehicle to vehicle, based on how much you drive your car when it comes to needing new brakes. While the average time you sho ... read more

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