Helpful Automotive Resources
November 07, 2019 Fact or Fiction: Can Catalytic Converters Catch Fire?Vehicles catching fire or causing fires are not uncommon, and every now and then, a bad catalytic converter (or “cat,” for short) will be involved in an incident. There are various reasons for catalytic converters to fail to work properly, including manufacturing defects. In this year alone, more than 500,000 June 04, 2019 Reduced Engine Power Mode: What Does it Really Mean?If you’ve got the owner’s manual to your GM vehicle (Chevy, Buick, etc.) handy, you can flip to the section about the driver information center (or instrument cluster). There, you’ll find a general overview of what the Engine Power Reduced message means.
December 29, 2019 Bad Catalytic Converter Symptoms: Signs to Watch Out ForBut there was a problem—the Trans Am suffered from a slight misfire at idle. When I owned the car, I was an apprentice automotive technician who didn’t know much. So, in an attempt to fix the issue, I replaced a few parts, such as the spark plugs, but nothing I