How much does it cost to replace a Dodge Ram 1500 catalytic converter?
I need to have a new catalytic converter put on my Dodge Ram 1500 – how much will the replacement catalytic converter cost, and is there a way to ensure it lasts a long time?
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The average cost to replace a Dodge Ram 1500 catalytic converter is $1,650. The best way to make sure your new converter lasts for the life of your vehicle – apart from routine engine maintenance – is breaking in the new converter. Most of the time your mechanic will do this for you, but if not, here’s how:
- Start your engine and let it idle for five minutes
- Increase your engine speed to 2,500 rpm and hold it there for two minutes
- Let the engine cool down
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