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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Exhaust Pipe/Tube
Common signs include an excessively loud or smelly exhaust, engine performance issues, and a hanging or dragging exhaust pipe.
Why Do Some Cars Have Really Smelly Exhaust Fumes?
Most cars have minimal odor to their exhaust. It smells like, well, exhaust, but it’s not terribly strong. This is thanks in large part to the catalytic converter. However, some cars seem to have really smelly exhaust fumes...

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Why Do Some Exhausts Smell Bad?
The most common reasons for an exhaust system to smell bad is the result of the thermal reaction that occurs within the catalytic converter. The temperatures inside catalytic converters run around 1200F to 1600F. The front substrate inside the catalytic...
Can Exhaust Fumes Get Inside My Car?
Yes, exhaust fumes can get into your vehicle in a multitude of ways. The first way exhaust fumes could get in your car is just by sitting in traffic with your windows down, especially if you're in traffic in a...
Gas fumes in car
The fuel pump on your vehicle mounts underneath your back seat. From the fuel pump to the engine, the lines run along the underside of your car. The fuel pump and lines need to be inspected visually to verify where...
Can smell gas fumes while driving
Hello! Low freon refrigerant levels is the leading cause for your air conditioning concern. Low refrigerant levels will cause the air to fluctuate between warm and cold. Usually, low refrigerant levels are caused by leaking O-rings in the AC system....
Car sounding weird after engine fire
I wouldn't recommend driving the vehicle until you have the car checked by a professional. Engine fires can be caused for many different reasons, and leave damage to several components of the car. With all of these issues, I would...
im having trouble starting my car
If you feel like the vehicle is flooded, try smelling the tailpipe for gas fumes after trying to start the vehicle. You can also try putting the vehicle in "clear flood mode", or "clear out mode" by holding the gas...

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