A well performing exhaust system saves you on fuel usage as well as increase the power of your car. However, you cannot control instances of worn out catalytic converters, tailpipes or the whole system. This can be avoided if you have the habit of checking on your vehicle before driving.
Learning how to identify a leaking exhaust will help you to buy the correct car parts and save you on hiring a mechanic. Examining a leak on your exhaust only takes 20 minutes, which is not too long considering the good side of performing this examination.
Following are the steps on how to identify a leak in your exhaust.
- Lift the front part of your car at the highest possible angle. Support the front end by putting two jack stands below the front control arms.
- Turn your car’s engine on...