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Q: Exhaust leak

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My car has an exhaust leak.

A: Hello! You may have a leaking gasket or bro...

Hello! You may have a leaking gasket or broken piping. I suggest having the exhaust system evaluated by a technician. Some exhaust issues can be fixed with standard tools and equipment. But in most cases exhaust work has do be done at a muffler shop where the will have the proper equipment such as welders needed to fix some exhaust systems. Depending on where the exhaust is leaking will determine if it can be fixed outside of an exhaust shop. I suggest having the exhaust inspected by a technician, such as one from YourMechanic.

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