How to

Protect a Catalytic Converter

What is Catalytic Converter Theft?

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TECHNIQUES TO PROTECT CATALYTIC CONVERTER

PARK CAR AT SAFE PLACE

It would be best if you park your car in a safe place. If you are at home, you must park it in the garage instead of parking outside your house. Moreover, if you are visiting someone, going to a mall or a restaurant, you should park your car near the entrance of the building so that you could keep an eye on your car.

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Install Alarm in Your Car

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You should install an alarm in your car so that if any unauthorized person tries to access your car, the alarm will alert you. Majorly, the purpose of this alarm is to detect unusual vibrations in your car. So, it can save your car and catalytic converter from thieves.

Paint The Catalytic Converter

It is recommended to paint the catalytic converter present in your car. You can use a high-temperature fluorescent orange paint and spray it on the catalytic converter. Then, you should inscribe the vehicle identification number. In this way, you can make your car’s catalytic converter traceable.

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Set A Hidden Camera in Your Car

If you want to keep an eye on your vehicle if you have parked your car far away, it would be best to install a camera on your car. This camera will help you to check for thieves if there is any near your car. You can also take strict action against the person who is performing any unusual activity near your car.

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Must Have Car Insurance

It is important for you to get insurance for your car at the time of buying it. Suppose the catalytic converter of your car is stolen, you can recover the loss with the help of your car insurance. If you have liability coverage only, you are not covered for theft.

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