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What Are the Key Signs That Indicate You Need a Muffler Replacement?

What Are the Key Signs That Indicate You Need a Muffler Replacement?

Your muffler plays a key role in your car. If you have a muffler that's not working properly, it can cause an array of problems. For instance, a broken muffler can lead to exhaust back pressure which can cause damage to other components that affect the drivability of your vehicle.   You may be wondering, "How do I know if my muffler has gone bad?". There are some obvious (and not so obvious) signs. Let's take a look:   Your muffler makes loud sounds. The most striking sign that your muffler needs replacing is if you hear any loud or strange noises coming from the backend of your car. One of the primary purposes of the muffler is to reduce the roaring sounds produced by your exhaust system. Cracks or perforations in the muffler are typically what cause it to become disruptive.   A bad smell is coming from your muffler. Another warning symptom that your muffler needs to be swapped out is if you begin to smell a putrid stench coming from your car ... read more

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