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Car Thefts and Your Car

Car Thefts and Your Car

Image by TheDigitalWay at Pixabay Car thefts are rising in 2022. It seems like you can’t get on any neighborhood or social media app without seeing the news of another stolen car.   And if the car isn’t stolen, we often hear of poor souls who have gotten their catalytic converter taken out. Catalytic converter thefts increased rapidly over the last year, with claims across the nation going up 293%. Your catalytic converter helps your car with its emissions by converting toxic substances into less toxic pollutants. You might be wondering why a thief would want to get their hands on it, and the answer is simple: the precious metal it’s made of can get them a few hundred bucks or more at most scrap yards.    Getting your car or one of its parts stolen is one of the most stressful things that can happen to you. Getting a catalytic converter replaced is ex ... read more


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