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What Is a Vehicle Emission Control System? September 22, 2017

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What Is a Vehicle Emission Control System? , St. Charles, Missouri

Your vehicle’s emission control system is designed to limit and regulate the discharge of harmful gases created during the engine combustion process. The main source of such gases is the vehicle’s engine, as well as its crankcase, fuel tank, and carburetor. This system helps minimize the amount of such gases released into the atmosphere, as well as prevent them from finding their way inside your vehicle, which is why prompt emission control repair is crucial. 

Why Is Emission Control Repair Important?

emission control repairYour car’s exhaust system, as well as several ventilation valves and air intake systems, work in tandem to rid your vehicle of the harmful gases created during combustion. Often, when there’s a problem with your emissions system, your car will alert you by illuminating the warning light on your dashboard. The professionals from Frecks & Sons’ Automotive in Saint Peters, MO, are trained to provide emission control repair and services to all of its components, whether it be its PCV valve, gas re-circulation system, or air intake valves. 

In addition to protecting you while driving your vehicle, your car’s emission control system also helps minimize the amount of harmful gases, such as carbon dioxide and monoxide, released into the atmosphere. Such gases deplete the ozone layer and can aid in global warming, which is why having your vehicle’s emission system running at peak performance levels is key. 

If you think you have a problem with your emission control system, don’t hesitate to contact the professionals from Frecks & Sons’ Automotive today at (636) 928-5326 to schedule emission control repair. They also specialize in brake repairs and oil changes. Visit them online for a complete list of services. 

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