FAQ

1. About catalytic converter

● What is a catalytic converter?

● What is the catalyst?

● What is the difference between “oxidation” and “three-ways’ converters?

● Can a used catalytic converter cause a car to overheat? What causes a converter to become red hot?

● What causes a converter to become clogged?

● What problems are caused by a bad catalytic converter? What happens when you have a bad catalytic converter? What are the symptoms of a bad catalytic converter?

● Can you fix a catalytic converter?

● Can you clean out a catalytic converter?

● How many miles does a catalytic converter last?

● Can you bypass a catalytic converter?

● Why do you need a catalytic converter? Is it against the law to remove a catalytic converter?

● Where the catalytic converter is located?

● What would cause a catalytic converter to fail?

● What is an oxygen sensor? or O2 sensor?

 

2. Catalytic Converters & Platinum Group Metals

● What is the valuable part of a catalytic converter?

● How much precious metal can you find in a used catalytic converter?

● How much is the metal in the catalytic converters worth?

● How pure is the recovered metal – is it, for example, reusable for jewelry manufacture?

● Given the rarity and value of the PGM’s used, has anything been done to find a cheaper solution?

 

3. Recycling your scrap catalytic converters

● How to recycle my spent catalytic converter?

● How much does it cost to replace a spent catalytic converter?

● How do you take off a used catalytic converter? How do you replace a used catalytic converter?

 

4. Ecotrade Services

● How can I sign up on your catalogue?

● How is the value of used catalytic converters measured?

● How can I find my catalytic converter's reference number?

● How to add a proof of your identity?

● How to check your previous carts?

● How to add the picture of a reference we don't have?

● How to contact Ecotrade Group ?

● What happens if my used catalytic converters does not contain any precious metal?

● What are our commitments?

● Do we have an app?