Your car's exhaust is very important. As well as removing fumes, it helps to enhance engine performance, control noise levels and boost fuel efficiency. It's made up of a catalytic converter, manifold, silencer, sensors and exhaust pipe. In order to keep functioning effectively, all of these parts have to be in working order.
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What does the exhaust of a car do?
Your exhaust has four main functions: Noise control, to direct exhaust fumes away, to improve the performance of the engine and to improve fuel consumption. Exhaust gases are collected from the cylinder head in the engine by an exhaust manifold.
What are the symptoms of a clogged exhaust?
Decreased power, Decreased acceleration, Decreased fuel efficiency, Burning smell from the engine bay, Hanging exhaust pipe, Gas smell.
What is a catalytic converter?
The catalytic converter cleans up exhaust gases before they are expelled from the exhaust pipe.