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Exhaust Clamp Repair Service

What is the Exhaust Clamp all about?

In a typical exhaust, most of the pipes are welded together. Whether your manufacturer went a different route or you’ve got an aftermarket exhaust on the car, an exhaust clamp may have been used to join two pipes together. There are several different types of exhaust clamps available, but perhaps the most common is a U-clamp, which features a U-shaped bolt. It’s designed to secure a male and female exhaust pipe together and prevent exhaust leaks. Other types on the market include narrow band clamps, hanger clamps, V-band clamps, band clamps and lap band clamps. If an exhaust clamp is broken, sections of the pipe may come apart and exhaust parts may hang low underneath.

Keep in mind:

  • Depending on the situation, you may be better off having your exhaust welded rather than clamped.
  • If the exhaust is damaged, it might be wise to replace the A pipe, B pipe, and the muffler.
  • While you’re having the clamp replaced, check the hangers to see if they need replacement as well.

How it's done:

  • The vehicle is raised and supported on jack stands
  • The defective exhaust clamp is removed while supporting exhaust
  • The new exhaust clamp is installed and the support removed
  • The engine is started and checked for leaks or loose components
  • The vehicle is removed from jack stands and road tested for proper operation

Our recommendation:

It is important to repair exhaust leaks as soon as possible, because exhaust fumes are not only noxious but deadly. Exhaust leaks will also cause you to fail your emissions test. Replace any exhaust components that are worn out or damaged. This includes your catalytic converter and any oxygen sensors. If you suspect an exhaust clamp is broken, have one of our expert mechanics inspect and repair your exhaust.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Exhaust Clamp?

  • The exhaust is noisy
  • The muffler or exhaust pipe is hanging down in the middle

How important is this service?

Having a fully functional exhaust system is essential for both your health and the environment. Exhaust gases are noxious and harmful, and if they are not being vented properly through the muffler (and burned in the catalytic converter), you could be putting yourself at risk. Have a new exhaust clamp installed as soon as possible.

Fast and easy Exhaust Clamp Repair service at your home or office.

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