EPA vs. CARB Catalytic Converters

EPA vs. CARB Catalytic Converters

When should you recommend EPA-compliant converters and when should you recommend CARB-compliant converters?

When replacing a catalytic converter, it’s important to know whether the customer’s vehicle falls under EPA or CARB (California Air Resources Board) emissions standards.

Some states follow California’s air-quality standards and some don’t. The other states that follow the California guidelines are considered “CARB-compliant.”

In this video, Clint Cooper, automotive diagnostic expert with AP Emissions Technologies, and Ryan McDonough, manufacturing product expert with AP Emissions Technologies, clear up some of the confusion surrounding this topic.

This video is sponsored by AP Emissions Technologies.

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