The labor time to replace the front catalytic converter is 1 hour, a factory catalytic converter price is about $740, and a Walker CARB compliant part costs about $256. The total cost to complete the job for the front would be about $840 using factory parts and about $356 using certified aftermarket parts.
Why are criminals stealing catalytic converters?
Thieves are motivated to steal catalytic converters because they contain precious metals, such as platinum and rhodium. Because the process is so quiet and fast, most people do not know if their catalytic converters have been stolen until they start their engines and hear a loud rattle.
How much is a 98 f150 catalytic converter worth?
Used 1998 ford f150 catalytic converter sold eBay prices are $669. New current listings averaged $-48 lower vs used current listings for a difference of -8.45%. On Amazon, the average price is: $209 for the first 10 product results.