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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Answer provided by
Megan Lebron
Answered on May 27, 2022
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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