Q: Smoke from underneath car

asked by on February 01, 2016

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.

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