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How to Troubleshoot a Car Exhaust or Engine Noise
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How to Install an Exhaust System in Your Car
Your vehicle’s exhaust system plays a few very vital roles in...
How Long Does an Exhaust System Hanger Last?
Your exhaust system takes quite a beating while it is suspended under your car. Think about it - you're traveling at high speeds, over bumps, through unfavorable road conditions, and much...
P0420 OBD-II Trouble Code: Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P0420 code means that either the upstream or downstream oxygen sensor in the catalytic converter is not working. Replacing these parts can fix P0420.
How to Polish Exhaust Headers
Due to the degree of heat and amount of exposure that an exhaust header is exposed to from your system, it is prone to showing signs of wear and...
How to Replace a Broken Exhaust Support
Exhaust supports keep your car's exhaust system safe and secure. Signs of failure include rattling, banging, and knocking coming from under the car.
How to Repair an Exhaust Pipe
Your vehicle’s exhaust system is made of the exhaust manifold, catalytic converter, resonator, muffler and of course the piping to connecting it all together. Throughout the day,...
P2035 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) Sensor Circuit Low Voltage Bank 2 Sensor 2
P2035 code definition Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) Sensor Circuit Low Voltage Bank 2 Sensor 2 Bank 2 refers to the back of cylinders without the number one cylinder. Sensor 2...
How to Replace a Muffler
As cars and trucks travel down the road, they all have a different sound that emits from the exhaust. There are so many factors that come into play when...
How to Replace an EVP Position Sensor
The EGR valve is monitored by a valve position sensor. This sensor helps your car's EGR system to run more efficiently and better control emissions.
How to Replace an Exhaust Air Supply Tube
The exhaust system depends on a fresh air supply to function properly. A bad exhaust air supply tube can lead to increased emissions or exhaust leaks.
How to Replace an Exhaust Clamp
An exhaust pipe is supported by exhaust clamps within a vehicle. A bad clamp can lead to exhaust leaks that can turn hazardous if not addressed.
How to Identify Car Exhaust Issues
Exhaust systems in cars cool the engine and keeps the environment safe from harmful gases. Even in small doses carbon monoxide can be very harmful.
How to Replace a Secondary Air Injection Hose
A car's secondary air injection system allows oxygen into the exhaust. If a hose is faulty, a car may have increased emissions and performance issues.
How to Replace an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) Tube
The EGR valve is connected to an EGR pipe, which helps distribute molecules through your vehicle’s EGR system. A bad pipe leads to performance issues.
How to Avoid Muffler Repair
Mufflers break when debris builds in the undercarriage, the muffler rubs against driving surfaces, or there is smoke emitting from the engine.
How to Replace a Broken Car Exhaust Hanger
Car exhaust systems include exhaust hangers that are fastened to the exhaust pipe to keep it quiet. Jack up your car to replace the exhaust hangers.
How to Silence Car Exhaust
Exhaust systems get rid of harmful gases as you drive your car. Car exhausts make noise when there are cracks or leaks in the car exhaust.
How To Replace An Exhaust Manifold Gasket
Exhaust manifold gaskets seal gaps to keep exhaust fumes out of the emissions system, as well as reduce engine noise and improve fuel efficiency.
How to Replace an Exhaust Manifold
Exhaust manifolds remove exhaust gas during the exhaust stroke. Engine performance issues and engine noise are signs to replace the exhaust manifold.

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Myride
If you are taking off the manifold then a new gasket should be used or an exhaust manifold leak may happen after reconnected.
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Flex pipe leak
The flex pipe broke due to the motor mounts are bad and mounts should be repaired first and then an exhaust shop should be able to just replace the flex pipe for you.
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Q: Catalytic converter
I would first check with another exhaust shop to get a second opinion. Sometimes the metal used or the flex pipe location will not allow a new pipe to be welded in.
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Q: Flex pipe
As I said before it can be replaced without replacing the entire converter assembly. If you google search the exhaust on your car you will see the flex pipe can be purchased separately. All you need to do is get...
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Buying used car and checking for oil burning
Hello, thank you for writing in. Testing for oil burning usually means opening up the engine to see if the pistons and exhaust manifold show signs of oil. You can also check your spark plugs to see if there is...
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Q: Exhaust manifold
These manifolds have 4 bolt holes and may have two bolts and two studs that have nuts with washers.
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Q: Exhaust manifold
You may have broken bolts or studs in the engine head that would cause an exhaust leak. You may need to remove the manifold and extract the broken off bolts from the cylinder head by drilling them out and using...
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My catalytic converter is gutted, with no engine lights on. Is this bad for performance?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The catalytic converter is there to remove certain emissions like CO and NOx before your exhaust is pumped into the environment. While this is the practical and "environmentally responsible" thing to do, your vehicle...
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My car just started making a loud noise last night when I push the gas and I can feel it under my feet. Is it a muffler problem?
You should have the exhaust system checked since you just had work done recently something in the repairs done may have come loose. Look under vehicle first to see if anything is hanging down so you cannot drive it. If...
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Q: Exhaust
The first thing you should have checked is the new muffler and exhaust to see if the exhaust is hitting a body part or a heat shield. This is very common in aftermarket exhaust repairs. I would recommend going back...
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2004 chevrolet cavalier exhaust hanger fell off of broke, can i use a universal exhaust hanger?
You can use a universal hanger to support the exhaust to keep it from hanging down. You may need to use a clamp and hanger to attach the pipe to the frame support mount.
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i'm planning to buy a 2016 camaro LT 1 2.0 L with i-4 turbo engine. i did a test drive and its not making noise, Can i make my car
You can change the exhaust after the catalyst to a performance exhaust. This will give you more power and louder exhaust depending on the system you purchase. Some aftermarket sites will give you a soundbite of what the exhaust will...
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Is it illegal to straight pipe my car?
Each state has its own laws for noise decibel levels your exhaust can put out and may be illegal in yours. It is illegal to remove the catalyst on your car in any state though.
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I bought a bolt on exhaust system do you guys do installation?
I would first recommend you contact our customer service so they can check to see if this service can be done in your area. Some services like exhaust work may not be able to be done in your area or...
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In nevada can you have straight pips on the truck with the cat on
You would need to check with a local exhaust shop for local laws on noise and if it is legal to do the exhaust from cat back with just straight pipes. Most states it is not legal.
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1999 Toyota camry le gets really loud when accelerating but muffler new
Hello. You are correct. The most likely cause is going to be a faulty gasket. Look at any joining sections of pipe from the exhaust manifold back. It is often hard to check certain parts, and that is where exhaust...
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What cause a catilac converter in 2009 nessain murnao go bad
There can be a few different reasons for a catalytic converter to fail. Your engine running too rich or lean or coolant in exhaust from a blown head gasket can cause failure. Also a defective converter that breaks apart and...
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I've been having issue with smoke coming out my exhaust now it's smoking from my converter
Your exhaust can get to over 500 degrees F. It should not be touched by hand or can cause burns. You should check to see if the coolant or engine oil is getting low to see if the engine has...
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Exhaust Manifold cracked, does the catalytic converter have to be replaced too?
He's correct in that the sienna catalyst is integral with the exhaust manifold. That is done by the manufacturer to ensure that the catalyst reaches operating temperature as quickly as possible. It's not true of all cars so your friends...

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