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Common Signs of a malfunctioning exhaust system

Common Signs of a malfunctioning exhaust system

To sum up the exhaust system's function and purpose, we can simply say that it gets rid of all the leftover gasses from the combustion process in the engine. And as with any other system or component in your vehicle, it’s destined to have issues. That's why we are here to learn about five of the most common exhaust system malfunctions and problems. ​   Performance issues When talking about the exhaust system, performance is directly connected because of a few things. Firstly, if the leftover gasses in the cylinders aren’t exhausted properly, the intake of fresh air is impossible. Another part of the engine that relies on the exhaust system is the turbocharger. Simply put, improper exhaustion leads to the turbo not spinning, delivering less boost. ​   Engine misfires Another sign of a malfunctioning exhaust system is engine misfires. While it might seem unlikely or not connected, if your exhaust system do ... read more

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