Mercury Catalytic Converter Parts
When people look at cars to buy, they focus on different things; which is why there are so many options available out there. You might feel it’s important to look at things like speed, torque, horsepower, fuel economy, the amount of cylinders, transmission and type of engine. On the other hand, you may want to focus more on safety features; conveniences like storage, comfort features and the overall look and design. Regardless of what you are looking for in a new vehicle, at the end of the day, every person wants to drive a reliable car and that is why many trust Mercury vehicles.
Whether you own a Mercury Milan or Mountaineer, all these vehicles have one thing in common; they all have an exhaust system. We all know that each vehicle has one and you might be able to hear when an exhaust system might need some maintenance. But have you ever wondered why each vehicle must have one? The car’s exhaust system is responsible for carrying away gasses that are burned in the combustion chamber that are dangerous and harmful to the environment and humans. Cars cause pollution, and the exhaust system is meant to reduce the effects your cars emissions have on the environment around you.
The Mercury exhaust system consists of an exhaust manifold, an oxygen sensor, a Mercury Catalytic Converter, a muffler and exhaust pipes. The exhaust manifold is attached to the cylinder head and combines each cylinder’s exhaust into one pipe. This part are can either be made from steel, stainless steel, aluminum or sometimes cast iron. The oxygen sensor is present in modern cars and is used to monitor how much oxygen is present in the exhaust system. With this figure, the computer can add or subtract the amount of fuel needed to obtain the perfect mixture to get the best fuel efficiency.
The Mercury Catalytic Converter converts harmful carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons to carbon dioxide and water vapor. Some catalytic converters can reduce harmful nitrogen oxides. The converter can be found between the muffler and the exhaust manifold. The muffler is the part that quiets down the exhaust to an acceptable sound level. Some mufflers use fiberglass packaging that helps with the sound absorption as gases flow through. The exhaust pipe carries the gas through this journey and then out the tail pipe. The exhaust tubes are usually made from steel or stainless steel. Another material used is aluminum that has better corrosion resistance.
Unfortunately, corrosion is the exhaust’s worst enemy and is caused by the presence of moisture or water vapor in the exhaust. This may result in a catalytic converter replacement. When a car only travels for a short trip, the water does not have the chance to evaporate and rusts if the pipes are made of steel. Don’t hesitate to contact us for the best Mercury parts at the best prices.