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Why are catalytic converters needed?

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Ethyl McCullough


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Georgia Lekka

To convert harmful gases in a car's exhaust to harmless gases.

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Olumuyiwa Akintola

A catalytic converter uses a chamber called a catalyst to change the harmful compounds (e.g carbon monoxide,hydrocarbons) from an engine's emissions into safe gases (e.g carbon dioxide, water)

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