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The exhaust system contains the main emission control device the catalytic converter and transports the exhaust fumes to the rear of the vehicle.  It helps to suppress the exhaust sound and is important to the operation of the computer control system.



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Symptoms one might experience if their automobile needs exhaust service

  • Car is noticeably louder

  • Rattling

  • Loss of power

  • The check engine light is on

 


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Common services one might need if their vehicle is in need of this service

  • Replacement of system parts. Cutting and welding of parts and replacement of hangers

  • Replacement of all gaskets

  • Engine diagnostic if catalytic convertor had failed

  • May need oxygen sensors replaced due to rust

 


Exhaust3Preventative maintenance tasks one should consider

  • Avoid short trips

  • To protect the catalytic convertor you should get your car checked out as soon as the check engine light comes on

  • Maintain the system by having it checked during routine maintenance and repair even small problems such as broken exhaust hangers


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Content for informational purposes only.   Consult your vehicle owner’s manual for safety & repair concerns. 

Please seek assistance of a professional mechanic for vehicle repairs & maintenance.