Q: Smoke from underneath car

asked by on

The car exhaust is leaking. There is smoke coming from underneath car. How much would it cost to have this fixed?

Hi there. An exhaust leak happens when your exhaust manifold: cracks, shifts out of place, or when the gasket does not longer seal against the engine. YourMechanic can diagnose this issue further in order to ensure correct part replacement.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Smoke from underneath car

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Coolant leaking and overheating, car also shut off on me.. could it be my water pump?

The coolant leak could be coming from the water pump weep hole (indicates that the seal is bad), a coolant hose that is split or loose on the clamps, a split radiator, or the radiator could be plugged up causing...

Q: Oil leaking from car

Hello, it sounds like you may have a gasket or seal leaking on your car. Smoke in the exhaust could indicate 2 things; you're burning oil or burning coolant. If you're burning oil that usually means your valve seals and...

Q: Ignition coil and Check Engine Light issue - 2008 Mercury Mariner

Hello, thanks for writing in! There is no such thing as a B location for a coil. You have six coils, that is one per cylinder you have. Without knowing where the bad coil was relocated to it would be...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...