GMC Safari Catalytic Converter
The exhaust system of your GMC Safari automobile is composed of different components like air pump, cylinder head, EGR valve, exhaust manifold, exhaust manifold gasket, exhaust port, muffler, PCV valve, resonator, tailpipe, and catalytic converter. Each part of this system serves a specific role to emit the gases out from the system.
The catalytic converter is responsible for the conversion of harmful gases into lesser ones. You can find this exhaust system part installed between the muffler and exhaust manifold. The catalytic converter simply uses certain chemicals which are lined into the interior linings to act as catalyst. The chemicals used are aluminum oxide, platinum, and palladium and these react whenever pollutants enter the catalytic converter container. When these pollutants exit, these will be in the form of water and less harmful carbon dioxide.
In the early days, vehicles' exhaust system does not come with catalytic converter. But because of the alarming increase of pollutants and possibilities of greatly harming the environment, catalytic converters are manufactured to curb the amount of harmful emissions. With the help now of these exhaust system part, these possibilities are somehow lessened.
However, if you are not mindful enough to maintain the exhaust system of your GMC Safari vehicle, its emissions will be mixed again with harmful gases. Over a period of time, your catalytic converter might get damaged. In this case, these should be replaced at once. GMC Safari catalytic converters are in the market stocked in abundance provided by different aftermarket and OEM manufacturers.