What is a resonator on a 92 dodge caravan with a 3.3 liter engine?
IT is made to reflect sound back to the muffler to cancel sound out, so the sound you hear is what dodge wants you to hear. if you take it off, your factory muffler will sound like, loud, but you can get a singel after market muffler that is quiet with out the resonator.Even a new oem muffler will be loud, so go with an after market that works alone with out the resonator. Rember its a family van. Quiet is...
Are cherry bombs good for a 97 Chevy z71?
To a point, exhaust systems are such a personal preference choice. What type of sound do you like? There are a ton of cat back systems for just about every car on the planet. Personally, I hate cherry bombs and glass packs. But a lot of people really like the sound. Go online to Flowmaster, Dynomax, and other companies. A lot of them have sound clips now to give you an idea of what the muffler sounds like. ...
What do you do if your car muffler is falling off?
Go to a muffler shop and have it welded back on or replaced
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Are muffler required on a 1946 car?
you don't need a muffler on any car but if you don't have a muffler on your car it's going to sound like a drag racer and that can bring the cops due to the noise and disturbing the peace --------------------- true you dont need them, BUT, the key is a big long resonator about half way back, mufflers do some work at keeping sound down, but the resonator is the biggest factor. I used to run straight pipe all the way...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
1990 z24 3.1muti port and you just finshed putting a high porformance muffler on it but theres not enough air flow going threw to make run properly what can you do to fix it?
Put the stock muffler back on.
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs
How do you install a cherry bomb exhaust back box?
I'm guessing you mean a cat back exhaust with a cherry bomb muffler? It's either a bolt-on deal if you find a kit for your car, or you have a muffler shop install it, or you can do it yourself. If you look at kits for other cars you can get an idea of what you'll need which is basically everything from your catalytic converter back, hence the term "cat-back". So a new pipe from your cat to your new muffler, then...
Where is the fuel pump reset button for a 1990 Eagle talon?
its in the back by the sphincktor valve and muffler belt in the back by the sphinctor valve and muffler belt ...
Asked in Mufflers and Tailpipes
What are restriction mufflers?
Normally the term is "low restriction" muffler. This means that the exhaust gasses can freely pass through the muffler with little resistance. If your term is indeed restriction muffler, then it probably refers to a tuned muffler for a 2 stroke engine. A tuned muffler is one that creates a back pressure or a pulse that runs back into the combustion chamber. ...
Asked in Chevy Silverado, DIY Projects
Where is the oxygen sensor on a 2004 silverado?
They are in the exhaust pipe system, Just start at the exhaust manifolds on the engine and work your way back to the muffler, There will be none after the muffler. They are about 3 inches long and have 1 single wire going to them. I think there is 3 of them. ...
Asked in Car Sounds, VW Jetta, Ford Windstar SEL
What does 2001 vw beetle wheel bearing noise sound like?
Im not sure if the sound is from the wheel bearing, but my car is making a weird sound when I accelerate.It sounds like a dying cat. Or a little bird whistling. Just got the price tag on my back right wheel bearing, $475. It sounds like a loud vibration/rubbing sound, very noisy. At first I thought my muffler was going bad. ...
Asked in Ford Taurus
What causes a car to get louder the faster I drive and How do you find out what is causing it without paying a lot of money?
you might have a problem with your muffler have a look at it and if its hanging then it needs to be welded back on but if its not then you just need to add a muffler cap to it to help muffle the sound even more you can get one a Auto Zone ...
Asked in Pontiac Sunfire
How much does it cost to replace an exhaust system on a Pontiac Sunfire?
This is going to depend on what degree of quality you demand in a muffler, and how much of the system needs to be replaced. If you need new pipe from the header on back, and you need to replace hangers, it's going to be real expensive. I'd take the car in to a muffler shop for an estimate and go from there. FriPilot ...
Asked in Honda Prelude
Why would a 1999 Honda Prelude idle loud?
Are you referring to a loud exhaust sound? If so, it could be (Going from the engine back to the tailpipe) a cracked or leaking exhaust manifold - a leaking exhaust pipe - a leaking catalytic converter - a leaking muffler. That covers the exhaust system. If you are talking about a noisy clattering sound in the engine, you could possibly need a valve adjustment. ...
Will removing the muffler on a diesel engine cause problems?
yes because the fumes will polute the air more. Wrong The correct answer is below. The Muffler controls the volume of sound or the tone or pitch of the exhaust leaving the engine. The Catalytic Converter removes harmfull particles and gases. This is auto pollutions control 101. Removing the muffler can increase horse power and might decrease backflow pressure which influences the torgue of the engine. Some vehicles need more back pressure or less back pressure to influence torque. The factory usually...
Where is the catalytic converter located on the 1995 Chevy Blazer?
It will be in the exhaust system about half the way back. It looks like a muffler but it will be before the muffler. It is closer to the engine. ...
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
What happens to the efficiency of car engine if the muffler is removed?
Any engine needs back pressure to run efficiently. That is what the mufflers do, they create back pressure. So, by removing the muffler(s), you have stopped the back pressure, which in turn causes the engine not to run efficiently. ...
Where is the rear defogger relay located in a 1994 GMC Jimmy?
its on the back of the muffler
Will running strait pipe to muffler on 1994 Geo Metro hurt engine?
I replaced the cracked/rusted cat conv on my 94 geo metro and ran a straight pipe to the previously installed new muffler (rear half of car). *Then the exhaust noise was very loud and started to make a raspy metal sound at certain rpm's (like when accelerating). It seemed like the car 'lost' some power at higher speeds 100km (65MPH) and struggled up hills. *The muffler shop said I just had a cheap muffler and these small engines designed to have multiple resonator...
Asked in Fuel Economy and Mileage
Does removing a muffler help fuel mileage in a cummons 2005?
Having a free flow muffler will help improve fuel economy. In most mufflers on the market the air flow is by having the exhaust air take two 180 degree turns u turns. This restricts the airflow and causes immense back pressure. Having a straight through airflow muffler will improve mileage which is just like removing a muffler. By removing a muffler there is reduction in weight and improvement in back pressure. You may be cited for driving without a muffler, as it is required...
Asked in Bats
How do bats use sound to navigate and to hunt?
Bats use sound by sending a sound wave to the object or prey that is going to approch,the sound wave bonces of of the prey and goes back to the bat. The sound wave that goes back to the bat tells the bat how far away the bat is and how fast it is approching the bat. ...
Is it normal when a 2003 cavalier makes a popping noise as if its going to back fire?
no it is not normal you need to have it cheak as soon as possible it could be a mis fire in the motor or you need muffler work dun ...