{
    "lazyNodes": false,
    "abFitnotesFlag": false,
    "abCrawlReviews": false,
    "productOptionsCookie": false,
    "orderDelayFlag": false,
    "skipSessionCookie": false,
    "covidMessage": false,
    "fullTitleCookie": false,
    "nrLoggerCookie": false,
    "checkoutReviewCookie": false,
    "productOptionSeqCookie": false,
    "maintenanceFlag": false,
    "bufferETACookie": false,
    "multiShippingDiscountFlag": false,
    "newFitmentFlag": false,
    "surveyOptInFlag": false,
    "crossSellFlag": false,
    "skuMappingFlag": false,
    "paySplitCookie": false,
    "callDisableFlag": false,
    "zipPaymentFlag": "u",
    "hassleFreeReturn": false,
    "lifetimeReplacement": false,
    "cpn_off": false
}
Select your vehicle

Volkswagen Catalytic Converters

If your Volkswagen’s been suffering from poor fuel economy and has been belching black smoke, then its catalytic converter might need to be replaced. Luckily, CarParts.com has a wide selection of high-quality Volkswagen catalytic converters at unbeatable prices. Our catalytic converters are compatible with engines of different displacements and come with the appropriate mounts for models like the Jetta, Passat, and Beetle. Shop now to enjoy our amazing deals on Volkswagen catalytic converters!
Refine by:
See All

Shop Catalog

Showing 1 - 15 of 504 results
Display item:
15
30
45
Sort by:
Center Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 4 Bolt Inlet Flanged, 2.0L Engine
Part Number: JV960303
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$199.99
Product Details
Location : CenterEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 41 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/64805NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile JC Whitney limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 40435, 19052Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Front, Driver Side (Radiator Side) Catalytic Converter, 3.6L Engine, Except All Wheel Drive, Federal EPA, 46-State Cannot ship to/installed in vehicles purchased in CA/CO/NY/ME
Part Number: RD96030006
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$219.99
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver SideEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 20442, 19582, 16779Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Stainless Steel
Front, Passenger Side (Firewall Side) Catalytic Converter, 3.6L Engine, Except All Wheel Drive, Federal EPA, 46-State Cannot ship to/installed in vehicles purchased in CA/CO/NY/ME
Part Number: RD96030005
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$219.99
Product Details
Location : Front, Passenger SideEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 20443, 19583, 16780Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Stainless Steel
Front, Driver and Passenger Side Catalytic Converters, 3.6L Engine, Except All Wheel Drive, Federal EPA, 46-State Cannot ship to/installed in vehicles purchased in CA/CO/NY/ME
Part Number: SET-RD96030005
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$417.99
Product Details
Location : Front, Driver And Passenger SideEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineComponents : (2) Catalytic ConverterType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Set of 2Gasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 20443, 19583, 16780, 20442, 19582, 16779Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Stainless Steel
Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 3.8L Engine
Part Number: RD96030001
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$198.49
Product Details
Emissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 78 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : 1Oxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Replaces OE Number : 68040858AC, 4880742AHInterchange Part Number : 20436, 68040858AC, 4880742AHSeries : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 1.8L Turbo Engine
Part Number: REPV960304
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$199.49
Product Details
Location : FrontEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 42 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/64805NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 13095Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Front Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 2.0L Engine
Part Number: RV96030003
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$409.99
Product Details
Location : FrontEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Replaces OE Number : 5N0254500SXInterchange Part Number : 41031, 56255, 5N0254500SXSeries : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Stainless Steel
Front Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 3.2L Engine
Part Number: REPP960305
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$332.99
Product Details
Location : FrontEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 32 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/30407NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 40609Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Front Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 6 Bolt Flanged, 2.0L Engine
Part Number: REPV960301
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$201.59
Product Details
Location : FrontEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 40 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/69005NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 13086Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 2.0L Turbo Engine, DOHC
Part Number: REPV960318
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$277.58
Product Details
Emissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 64 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/30407NN, N/TB6000/64805NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 40628Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Center Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 4 Bolt Inlet Flanged, 2.0L Engine
Part Number: REPV960303
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$159.49
Product Details
Location : CenterEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 41 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/64805NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 40435, 0992831, 19052Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), 1.8L Turbo Engine, DOHC
Part Number: REPA960305
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$160.49
Product Details
Emissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/64805NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 4186Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Passenger Side Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), With Automatic Transmission, 2.8L Engine
Part Number: REPV960306
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$247.99
Product Details
Location : Passenger SideEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 48.5 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/501-430, N/TB6000/63005NNGasket Included : Without GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 40464Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Driver Side Catalytic Converter, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME), With Automatic Transmission, 2.8L Engine
Part Number: REPV960305
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$247.99
Product Details
Location : Driver SideEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineNotes : 50 in. overall lengthType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Sold individuallyEPA : N/TB6000/501-430, N/TB6000/63005NNGasket Included : With GasketOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 40463Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Driver and Passenger Side Catalytic Converters, Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)
Part Number: SET-REPV960306
Vehicle Info Required to Guarantee Fit
$470.99
Product Details
Location : Driver And Passenger SideEmissions : Federal EPA Standard, 46-State Legal (Cannot ship to or be installed in vehicles originally purchased in CA, CO, NY or ME)Restricted States : California|Colorado|New York|MaineComponents : (1) Driver Side Catalytic Converter, (1) Passenger Side Catalytic ConverterType : Catalytic ConverterProduct Fit : Direct FitRecommended Use : OE ReplacementQuantity Sold : Set of 2EPA : N/TB6000/501-430, N/TB6000/63005NNOxygen Sensor Ports : Factory OE PortsOxygen Sensor Port Location : Factory OE LocationsWarranty : 5-year or 50,000-mile Evan Fischer limited warrantyReturns Policy : 60-Day Return PolicyProp 65 Warning :

Warning SymbolWARNING: This product can expose you to chemical which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Interchange Part Number : 40463, 40464Series : Direct Replacement SeriesTube Material : Aluminized Steel
Page 1 of 34 | Showing 1 - 15 of 504 results

Product Questions & Answers

Q:does this part fits audi a8 3.0t?
brandon
A:BEST ANSWERHi Brandon, I'm glad to assist you. You forgot to mention the year of your Audi A8 3.0L Turbo. Please provide the complete VIN. Show less
Jeonino E.
 
2 Questions, 1 AnswerView all Q&As >
Q:I have a 2001 Audi Quattro Avant wagon. There seems to be a hole where the converter and the exhaust join.. what is the best thing to do? Show Less
Sean G.
A:BEST ANSWERHello! Could it be a threaded oxygen sensor port?
Mitchell D.
 
2 Questions, 1 AnswerView all Q&As >

Shopping for Volkswagen Catalytic Converter

DIY Volkswagen Catalytic Converter Repair

Catalytic converters are vital components of vehicles as they help cut back air pollution, which is normally a problem in the metro. If cars are not equipped with these parts, then congested areas would likely have zero visibility due to smog and the Earth's ozone layer would totally be depleted. 

Apart from filtering out harmful emissions, the catalytic converter likewise quiets down your car. Over time, your catalytic converter could have some issues with rattling sounds, clogging, or rotten smell. Since you cannot afford to leave these issues unattended, below are steps to help you fix your Volkswagen catalytic converter:

Difficulty level: Difficult

Things you'll need:

  • Jack stand or hydraulic lift
  • Lubricant
  • Socket wrench or ratchet set
  • Screwdrivers
  • Breaker bar
  • Hammer
  • Spare bolts
  • Spare lock washers
  • Mechanic's gloves
  • Sawzall

Step 1: Repairing your Volkswagen catalytic converter is no piece of cake. It requires physical strength as well as knowledge on your part. DIY repair of the catalytic converter is best done with a partner. This is so because you will need to make sure your car is parked on leveled ground or you risk yourself getting injured.

Then, little by little, jack your car up on all fours and have them rest on jack stands. If you have a durable hydraulic lift and you know how to operate such equipment, then it can be used to lift your car off the ground for easy viewing and repairing.

Step 2: Let the exhaust cool down. As a rule, give the vehicle at least 30 minutes or so to cool down, or you could suffer from painful burns. You may test its temperature by putting on your mechanic's gloves and running the back of your hand gently along the exhaust tubes.

Step 3: As soon as it is safe to begin work, slide under the vehicle to look for the tubes of the exhaust system. The catalytic converter is easy to spot since it is the cylindrical box right in the middle of the exhaust system. As soon as you have located it, you need to check whether it is bolted or welded along with the rest of the components of the exhaust system. It would be fairly easy to remove the part if it is bolted.

Given the catalytic converter is bolted, apply a lubricant to the bolts and leave them on for a couple of minutes before loosening them up. If the part is welded, you may need to physically cut it out from the pipes using your Sawzall. Again, you need an assistant so that the catalytic converter would be supported while you work on removing it.

Step 4: Remove the oxygen sensor using a socket wrench or ratchet wrench. Make sure you place it far from the work area to ensure it does not get damaged.

Step 5: Upon successful removal of the catalytic converter, check for holes on the surface or particles that may have caused clogging from the inside. Small holes can still be patched up with special kits that you could buy from the local auto supplies shop.

You may also want to try the so-called mallet test wherein you hit the catalytic converter with a hammer and if you hear a rattling sound, then that could indicate that the metallic catalyst has started to corrode. This is a serious problem which means you need to secure a brand new Volkswagen catalytic converter as a replacement.

Know that these DIY steps are meant as a short-term solution only. Should you find signs that you need to replace your Volkswagen catalytic converter, don't hesitate to bring your vehicle to the nearest auto repair shop.

Helpful Automotive Resources

P0430 Code: Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold  (Bank 2)
P0430 Code: Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)A failing catalytic converter breaks down less pollutants in the exhaust, resulting in lower oxygen (O2) levels overall. The downstream oxygen sensor detects the change and informs the vehicle’s computer. In turn, the computer activates the check engine light and logs the appropriate OBD-II trouble code for diagnosis by a
P0042 Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 3
P0042 Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit Bank 1 Sensor 3When there are only 3 O2 sensors it’s typically because there’s only one catalyst being monitored, and “Bank 1” is the default designation when there’s only one sensor in a category. Diagram showing 3 oxygen sensors | Image Source: Richard McCuistian
P0134: O2 Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1, Sensor 1)
P0134: O2 Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1, Sensor 1)To learn why O2 sensors need to be heated, you may read our explanation here.