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HOGAN’S PART SHOPPER –The Best Part At The Best Price!
Hogan's, first in the USA, parts shopper software revolutionizes the way we purchase parts for your car. We do the shopping for you!
Parts Shopper searches our inventory, national suppliers and local warehouses instantly. It's unique because it indexes and shops every brand and every part number for your car. With instant pricing and availability we choose the best product available at the best price for your car. This information, along with the exact amount of time that it will require to make the repair, is quickly calculated by our system for an accurate estimate in seconds. Quality parts and service at the best possible price. It's How Hogan Keeps You Rolling...
Located on the underside of your vehicle, the catalytic converter helps clean up vehicle emissions before expelling them into the environment. Catalytic converters contain honeycomb-like structures coated with platinum and palladium that help minimize the harmful effects of carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and nitrogen oxide produced by your vehicle’s engine. These harmful elements pass through two stages: the reduction catalyst stage and the oxidation catalyst stage. During the reduction catalyst stage, nitrogen oxide is converted into oxygen and nitrogen gases while carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon is oxidized in the oxidation catalyst stage. The catalytic converter also relies on the oxygen sensor to detect the correct level of oxygen introduced in the oxidation catalyst stage. Routine exhaust system maintenance can help ensure your catalytic converter is always working optimally and reduce the likelihood of it releasing harmful and often deadly chemicals into the environment, or into the cabin of your vehicle.
Because of the role they play in passenger safety and emission control, catalytic converters are important exhaust system components. Without a catalytic converter, your exhaust system would release poisonous and dangerous gases, like carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, and nitrogen oxide. A damaged catalytic converter must be replaced at the first sign of trouble. Clogged catalytic converters are also dangerous. If you try to accelerate but your vehicle fails to speed up, the catalytic converter may be clogged, which will quickly cause your engine to fail. The smell of sulfur also indicates a bad catalytic converter. A damaged oxygen sensor can lead to the catalytic converter operating less efficiently and reducing its lifespan. If there is not enough oxygen, the harmful gases will fail to diminish, while too much oxygen can cause the converter to overheat and fail. Our service staff will conduct tests to determine the exact cause of a malfunctioning catalytic converter.
We proudly service the Catalytic Converter Replacement needs of customers in Woburn, MA, Boston, MA, Eastern MA, and surrounding areas.
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Hogan Tire was founded in 1915, just as the automobile was born. With thousands of tires in each location, state of the art equipment, and certified tire technicians, we are committed to continue our tradition of providing truly superior products, service, and value. Carrying the latest in name brands like MICHELIN® tires, we're sure to have the perfect set of tires for you. Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any assistance you may need. We’re here to help!
Ed, Tom, and Bill Hogan
North Beverly, MA