If the hole is smaller than a nickel, I would not worry about it. If the hole is on the bottom side of the exhaust pipe, it might actually be a good thing, as it would allow the water in the exhaust to drain out before it enters the muffler. Some newer cars have drain holes in the exhuast system to prevent things from rusting out quickly.
The replacement of a muffler on your 1999 Ford Contour should cost approximately $90. Most of the time when the muffler needs to be replaced there are several other exhaust components have will also need to be replaced.
Doing it yourself? Just the muffler? $50+/- Take it to a muffler shop where they'll replace the exhaust pipe, the tail pipe and the muffler with a "lifetime replacement", and it could get expensive.
The 02 sensors are screewed into the exhaust system. Start up by the engine exhaust manifolds and work your way back to the muffler and you will see them. There will not be any after the muffler. That truck should have 4 of them.
You have exhaust leak where the pipe rusted through and this makes the loud noise. You can go to a parts store and get a exhaust repair kit to fix the hole. This is only a temporary fix and might not be enough to fix the repair. Otherwise, you have to go to a muffler shop so they can replace the rusted section.
Should be the first component that looks like a small muffler after the exhaust manifold
I got quoted an hour for mine
The exhaust pipe can be repaired with my muffler tape. The repair should not be considered a long term fix. The repair will only last a short while, and should be fixed permanently.
First off I'm assuming you have the 3.8 litre V6. I have a 93 model Cougar and I'm assuming they didn't change that much. Your exhaust setup should have *2* mufflers alltogether. My best guess says that the manual means to remove the pipe from the muffler that's about in the middle of the underbody. There should be a muffler clamp right at the back of this muffler. If it looks anything like mine right now I would suggest getting a new exhaust while ur at it. Good Luck. Spyder
muffler, what direction do you install arrow A and B ?The A - B are direction of flow for the exhaust. If this is an aftermarket muffler. The muffler should be installed with the "A" towards the engine, and the "B" towards the rear of the vehicle.Read more: http://www.justanswer.com/questions/2d71s-replacing-muffler-jeep-wrangler#ixzz0VkBeD0MI
Thay are screewed into the exhaust system / Exhaust pipes. They are about 4 inches long with an electrical connector hooked to them. There should be 4 on that truck. There will not be any after the muffler.
Midas Dallas is one of the muffler repair shop. Any auto body repair shop should be able to replace or fix your muffler problem. If not, take you car back to the car dealer, they should be happy to serve you.
Should have 2. Follow your exhaust from the headers back. They'll be after the headers but before the muffler
The muffler is held be a few rubber exhaust hangers and 2 bolts connecting the muffler to the catalytic converter pipe.Raise the rear of the car on ramps or jack stands.Loosen the two bolts connecting the exhaust to the exhaust pipe. Often the nuts/bolts are rusted and sprays such as Liquid Wrench or PB Blaster should be used.Once the nut/bolt is removed, the exhaust is free to be removed from the rubber exhaust hangers. Some viscous liquids like dish soap or oil, forced in with a small stick or flathead screwdriver can be used to pull the exhaust from it's hangers.When the exhaust is replaced use a new exhaust gasket between the exhaust and catalytic converter exhaust pipe.These basic instructions can apply to any year Miata.
The oxygen sensors that connect to the exhaust system. There should be two, and they should screw into the side of the exhaust.
The 02 sensors are about 4 inches long and have an electrical wire coming out of each one. Thay are screewed into the exhaust system / pipes. Start where the exhaust pipes bolt to the engine manifolds and work your way back to the muffler. There will not be any after the muffler. There should be 4 on that truck.
It really depends on what it needs. Is it just a muffler? An Intermediate Pipe? Front Engine pipe? Converter? If it only needs a muffler... $200. If it needs a muffler and Intermediate pipe...$400. Best to have it looked at to be sure. PaulMidas of Dartmouth
only if you put one there! there should be an exhaust donut there,.
I do not believe that your exhaust system should in any way cause your toque to become loose. Driving with your windows open would be far more likely to loosen your toque.
Check if there are any cracks forming, particularly at any connecting points. Also, look for signs of burnt paint or discoloration, and any holes or rust in the exhaust pipe or muffler.
There are a few places that offer exhaust repair in Atlanta for competitive prices. Midas Atlanta offers some of the best prices. You should also call these shops and see if they will match their competitors prices: Mighty Muffler Auto Repair Center, Muffler King and Meineke Car Care Center.
Follow exhaust pipe from engin manifold--should be first thing that looks like a muffler
Because of condensation the inside of your muffler, the muffler will begin to deteriorate (rust) over time from the inside. This can and will cause holes in the muffler. Along with the hole (s) the internal structure of the muffler will eventually break apart and plug the muffler, preventing the exhaust gas and the pressure from the engine from exiting the vehicle. This will cause what is called "back pressure" on the engine, causing it to lose power. Extreme example would be "you push the gas pedal to the floor but the car will not go more the 25 miles per hour". I would recommend you have you muffler replace. That should solve your problem.
They are screewed into the exhaust system / pipes. There should be 4 of them and thay are about 4 inches long with a electrical wire hooked to them. Start at the engine where the exhaust pipes hook to it and work your way back to the muffler and you will see them.
The Inlet manifold delivers the fuel air mixture to the cylinders. The exhaust manifold(s) channels the hot exhaust gasses to the muffler system. Repair costs depend on whats wrong and how easy it is to get to
if your car has duel exhaust, they should be located a foot or two away from the headers, since the exhaust heat makes them work. They have to be cut off by a mechanic, and new ones welded back on as well. They should be closer to the engine then the muffler, around the transmission in an impala. hope this helps