Tag: exhaust system

27 Posts

Jan 01, 2001

What is a "buzz kit"?

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I have a Honda Accord I recently went to the dealer to have my car repaired because I heard a buzzing and rattling sound coming from the exhaust A few months ago I had the heat shields replaced Now they...

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Nov 01, 2000

What could be causing the noise in my engine when driving from an incline to a flat surface?

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We have a ' Toyota Corolla DX with miles on it After driving slowly up an incline and then going onto flat ground the engine noise changes The noise sounds like pebbles or sand particles floating at the bottom of...

exhaust system noises

Jun 01, 2000

Why are my new mufflers LOUDER than the old one?

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For the past month I have been trying to get a certain muffler company to put a quiet muffler on my car I originally brought the car into the shop because of an incessant rattle I was informed that the...

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Mar 01, 2000

Those backfires probably aren't a problem with your exhaust system. Your engine is probably "dieseling".

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I own a Chevy Corvair Monza It has a -horsepower pancake six-cylinder engine The problem is with the exhaust system I think The car has around miles on it and after I turn off the engine about five seconds later...

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Jul 01, 1999

How hot can a catalytic converter get before it causes damage?

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I have an exhaust question for you How hot can a catalytic converter get before there is damage The reason I'm asking is because a local muffler shop demonstrated with some sort of heat-detection device that while my engine was...

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Mar 01, 1999

Was I ripped off for my exhaust system repair?

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I took my Toyota Tercel back to the dealer when I heard a loud noise The noise occurred when I pressed on the gas pedal and I presumed it was the muffler The car is fixed but the bill was...

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Dec 01, 1995

Is this new Caddy supposed to be as loud as a Harley?

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I am retired age and I finally splurged on a new car that I have only dreamed about up until now I figure I only have so many years left and since you can't take it with you I bought...

exhaust system noises Cadillac Eldorado

Aug 01, 1995

What could be causing this Camaro to burn through a set of spark plugs every WEEK?

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I am hoping you can help with a problem I am having with my wife's Camaro Convertible She drove it daily to work until about a year ago when this problem developed Four different mechanics can't find the problem It...

exhaust system spark plugs

Jan 01, 1995

The rattle in this Plymouth will be either very cheap or very expensive to fix.

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I have a Plymouth Satellite V I bought it in with miles for The gentleman wanted but I chewed him down to I felt bad because the car was in almost mint condition I've done my best to keep it...

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Jul 01, 1994

We have a Chevette It runs fine most of the...

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We have a Chevette It runs fine most of the time but every now and then when driving at speeds of - mph it will slowly lose power You can press the accelerator to the floor and it will drop...

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