Chevy

Chevrolet Repair Questions? Ask a Chevy Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Chevy

how much do you estimate it would cost to replace the catalytic

Customer Question
converter on a 2001 chevy...
how much do you estimate it would cost to replace the catalytic converter on a 2001 chevy tracker?
Submitted: 7 years ago.Category: Chevy
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Answered in 11 minutes by:
8/1/2010
Chevy Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 7 years ago
Dan
Dan, Technician
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 24,754
Experience: Independent Shop Experience, 2 Year Automotive Diploma, & Access to Information Database
Verified

At the dealer with OEM parts it would be around $800. You could probably get it done at a muffler shop for around $3-400. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.

 

MOTOR Labor
Skill Level(Factory Time)MOTOR Time
CATALYTIC CONVERTER, R&R
Tracker
2.5L C(0.4)0.8
MOTOR Parts
Mfg. Part No.Price (MSRP) *
CATALYTIC CONVERTER
Tracker
2.5L 30026879$ 660.33

Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Customer reply replied 7 years ago

Hi Dan,

Thanks for the quick response. I had one more thought ... is the catalytic converter seperate from the exhaust system or is it possible that the entire exhaust could need replaced? the car isn't inspected right now and i'd rather not run it to the garage to find out about all this so i appreciate your help.

Chevy Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 7 years ago
It is part of the exhaust system, but the exhaust wouldnt need to be replaced as a whole unless there was some major problems. Let me know if you have questions, thanks.
Ask Your Own Chevy Question
Ask Dan Your Own Question
Dan
Dan
Dan, Technician
Category: Chevy
Satisfied Customers: 24,754
24,754 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Independent Shop Experience, 2 Year Automotive Diploma, & Access to Information Database

Dan is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I was having a terrible problem with the wheel bearings on my 98 Chevy Cavalier and I suspect that using this website saved me plenty of time and money.

Todd LRochester NY

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

GM Tech (Cam)

GM Tech (Cam)

Chevy Technician

15,249 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years experience.

Gary

Gary

Chevy Technician

9,196 satisfied customers

15 years GM master tech

Tim&#039;s Auto Repair

Tim's Auto Repair

mechanic

8,847 satisfied customers

Have owned a repair shop for 25 yrs.

Dave Nova

Dave Nova

Chevrolet Technician

7,092 satisfied customers

ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification

John

John

Master A.S.E Automotive technician

4,071 satisfied customers

A.S.E MasterTechnician A1-A8 w/L1,38 years experience General Motors Master Technician

Don - Mo Lurch

Don - Mo Lurch

Auto Mech / Electronics

2,900 satisfied customers

Chevrolet Cert., Heavy Line Mech, Race Shop Owner, Mobile Electronics.

Ron Z.

Ron Z.

- Chevy Tech -

2,682 satisfied customers

18+yrs experience. State Inspector and Chevy Diagnostics

< Previous | Next >

Related Chevy Questions
I get a bad odor like rich exhaust from the car. No exhaust
I get a bad odor like rich exhaust from the car. No exhaust leaks, no check engine light all engine data seems normal … read more
rpmdiag
rpmdiag
High school
7,117 satisfied customers
Engine makes a noise like a spark knock or an exhaust leak
Engine makes a noise like a spark knock or an exhaust leak from the right side of the engine during acceleration, this doenst happen all the time but it seems to run better when it doesnt make the noi… read more
Dodge expert
Dodge expert
ASE MASTER TECH, REPAIR FACILITY OWNER
High School or GED
3,636 satisfied customers
My catalytic converter went on my 2008 Impala I think
My catalytic converter went on my 2008 Impala I think because I had a wiring problem that made the fuse blow that controlled the circuit for the O2 sensors. Also I had a AIR valve that was stuck in th… read more
Chris (aka - Moose)
Chris (aka - Moose)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
108 satisfied customers
My catalytic converter failed a couple of years ago. I think
My catalytic converter failed a couple of years ago. I think it was a combination of a stuck AIR valve and a wiring problem that kept causing the fuse that controls both O2 sensors and the EVAP soleno… read more
fordguy4u
fordguy4u
Automotive Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
70 satisfied customers
Where is the Exhaust Cam Position Actuator Solenoid located
Where is the Exhaust Cam Position Actuator Solenoid located on 93 GMC Serra Trunk ? … read more
Joecamel90
Joecamel90
Technician
Associate Degree
24 satisfied customers
We are having smoke out of the exhaust after idialing for
we are having white smoke out of the exhaust after idialing for awhile. … read more
Chris (aka - Moose)
Chris (aka - Moose)
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
108 satisfied customers
P0420 bank 1. 06 malibu maxx 3.5. Checked for exhaust leaks
Checked for exhaust leaks sprayed around intake looking for vaccume leakes … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Chevy Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,682 satisfied customers
What's exhaust manifold gasket is better the steel one or an
What's exhaust manifold gasket is better the steel one or an aftermarket one that feels like rubber. I took my catalyic converter off my Chevy Malibu and it has two steel gaskets is that normal? 2005 … read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
0 satisfied customers
Exhaust smell with a/c on and windows closed. No it has been
we have mechanics at the factory they checked the exhaust mnaifold and a/c intake but could not pinpoint it we can take it to the dealer if needed … read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
There is some exhaust fumes getting in the car, 1988 Chevy
Hi, there is some exhaust fumes getting in the car, 1988 Chevy Coup, need a mechanic to fix it… read more
eauto
eauto
self employed
High School or GED
74 satisfied customers
2008 Silverado 3500 HD 6.6 question can I do a exhaust
2008 Silverado 3500 HD 6.6 question can I do a exhaust filter delete just the filter I don't want to remove my catalytic converter im in California so I don't want any problems please let me know than… read more
Jerry Newton
Jerry Newton
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,066 satisfied customers
I Want To Take Out The CATALYTIC CONVERTERS on my 2005 chevy
I Want To Take Out The CATALYTIC CONVERTERS on my 2005 chevy malibu can i disconect the stabilyzer ends and tist it to remove the cat … read more
AMEDEE
AMEDEE
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
9,105 satisfied customers
Ran good now back fires out muffler and stalles, 191 km good
ran good now back fires out muffler and stalles JA: How many miles are on the car? How has your MPG been lately? Customer: 191 km good on fuel JA: What is the model/year of your Chevy? Customer: 03 ca… read more
Triston
Triston
High School or GED
1,134 satisfied customers
Pete again, lack of power like a catalytic converter is
Hey Pete again, lack of power like a catalytic converter is stopped up or air filter stopped up, no codes, checked back pressure on pre-cat 02 sensors and after cats, doesnt appear to have stopped up … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Knock sensor on bank 2, catalytic converter on bank 2 codes
knock sensor on bank 2, catalytic converter on bank 2 codes on 4.3 liter 2011express van … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Chevy Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,682 satisfied customers
I had a alert to clean my muffler fileter on mu 6.6 allison,
I had a alert to clean my muffler fileter on mu 6.6 allison … read more
GM Tech (Cam)
GM Tech (Cam)
Chevy Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
15,249 satisfied customers
I belive my car is buring oil due to the muffler pipe being
i belive my car is buring oil due to the muffler pipe being very black … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
The catalytic converter. Is it worth the cost to replace it?
the catalytic converter. Is it worth the cost to replace it? … read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
- Chevy Tech -
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,682 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x