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THe cat converter was added to the exhaust system by vehicle manufacturers to cut the amount of exhaust pollutants coming out of the engine. To do its work it uses rare metals that act as catylists to burn off the particulates and gasses and turn them into carbon dioxide, nitrouus oxide and other less dangerous gasses than the original. In the process there is alot of heat given off, especially if the gas is contaminated with other additives. The cat converter always runs hot or it doesn't do its job.

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