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What Is a Resonator?
  • A resonator is a chamber on the muffler in a vehicle that is responsible for helping to alleviate some of the noise caused by the exhaust system. The resonator is made to produce a wave form that cancels out a certain sound frequency. The specific frequency it cancels out depends on the vehicle it is attached to.

What Is a Catalytic Converter?
  • The catalytic converter on a vehicle is used to lower the amount of toxic byproduct emitting from the combustion process of an engine on a vehicle. A catalytic converter is comprised of three different parts. Those parts are the core, the washcoat, and the catalyst. The core is shaped like a honeycomb and is in place to provide extra surface area for the converter. The washcoat makes the converter more efficient by providing a place to store active precious metal deposits. The catalyst is usually made of platinum or palladium. The platinum or palladium strips the nitrogen atom from the air coming out of the exhaust, causing it to form oxygen.

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What is the resonator on a car?

"Resonator" usually refers to the Exhaust system. A resonator is a piece of tubing that is slightly larger in diameter than the rest of the exhaust pipe. It is usually located after the catalytic converter, and before the muffler. Vehicles can have multiple resonators. They also usually have some sort of sound deadening material inside. The name resonator would lead one to believe it makes the exhaust louder, but it is actually there to reduce drone and make a quieter exhaust tone. Resonator can also refer to a chamber in the intake system of the car that serves the same purpose as a resonator in the exhaust system.

I have got a 83 Jeep CJ7 and at idle it stalls like it's choking out WHY?

I had an 85 cj-7 doing the same thing. i changed the catalytic converter and problem solved. You may want to try it. The catalytic converter can become plugged or restricted.

Where is the 02 sensor on 2001 gmc seirra?

If the 5.3L is the same as my 4.8L, which it probably is, there is one located upstream from your catalytic converter, and one located downstream of your catalytic converter. They are not that far from the cat. There is 2 on each side; 1 set for each catalytic converter. 4 in total.

Is a exhaust manifold and a catalytic converter the same thing on a mini cooper car?

no. the exhaust manifold is just the tubes coming off block or heads. the catalytic converter should be a separate piece that connects to the exhaust manifold that burns the unburned fuel to keep it from releasing those fumes into the air.

Do diesel engines have catalytic converters?

Actually, they don't. They have trap oxidizers which have the same effect of a catalytic converter but is an entirely different part.

Why does it cost so much more to replace a catalytic converter at a dealer than at a muffler shop?

The dealer uses the factory catalytic converter. The muffler shop uses a generic brand replacement part that may or may not be of the same quality.The dealer uses the factory catalytic converter. The muffler shop uses a generic brand replacement part that may or may not be of the same quality.

What kind of catalytic converter goes in a 1996 Ford Taurus?

There are no different kinds of catalytic converters. They are all made with the same inner workings. The only difference is the outside casing, whether it is made to fit or not. There is even such a thing as a universal catalytic converter that some muffler shops use. They cut the pipes off of your old cat, and weld them onto the replacement cat to make it fit.

2003 ford expedition bank 1 sensor 1 senor stuck lean?

97 expedition having same prob heard catalytic converter ? hope not 97 expedition having same prob heard catalytic converter ? hope not

What is the oxygen sensor bank one sensor two?

After the catalytic converter on the same side as cylinder #1

What would cause a rattling sound coming from a manual transmission in a 1999 dodge ram 1500?

It may be your catalytic converter. Ours did the same thing with an automatic transmission. We sometimes thought it was the transmission, then we received a recall on the converter. Took it in to be replaced, and no more rattling.

Where is o2 sensor bank 2 sensor 2 on a 2008 sonata?

Bank one is the same side as cylinder one, this varies per manufacturer, but is generally on the passengers side of the car, so bank two would be opposite, then sensor 2 would be AFTER the catalytic converter, or post converter O2 sensor. Follow the exhaust to, or just past the catalytic converter and it will be the only thing connected to the exhaust with wires on it.

What if you still have the same symptoms after changing your catalyic converter?

Well . . . you know the problem was not caused by a bad catalytic converter. You could experiment with replacing your oxygen sensors, next . . .