With there being so many different components to your cars exhaust system, the costs for repairs vary depending on what needs to be fixed or replaced. Although the repairs your exhaust system potentially requires could be costly, putting off the repairs only increases the price because you’re allowing the damages to get worse. If you’re not sure whether or not you need to repair your exhaust system, we put together a list of signs that your muffler or exhaust needs repairs.
Common Fixes for the Exhaust system
- Catalytic converter repair or removal.
- Leaks within the exhaust system.
- Exhaust repair for fixing excessive noise.
- Making your car more fuel efficient.
Many car owners don’t think of their fuel being affected by their exhaust system, but if you exhaust system is leaking, your engine has to work harder which of course, uses more fuel. So, if you’ve noticed that you’ve had to fill your tank up more than usual, have a muffler shop take a look at it.
When your muffler needs to be repaired, the biggest giveaway is the loud noise it’ll make. Now, if your exhaust system needs to be repaired, you’ll not only hear a rattling noise, but you’ll also feel more vibrations coming from under the hood. If you want to look into having a catalytic converter removed or installed, that’s also something that a muffler shop can help you with.