Rust Caused By Condensation
Mufflers and tailpipes are prone to rust due to condensation build-up. Each time the car is run everything heats up. As the exhaust system cools down when the car is not in use, it can attract moisture, and a build-up of condensation occurs.
Over time this moisture can cause the tailpipe and rear muffler to rust out. Excessive condensation can indicate your muffler is on the way out. If you notice any rust at all and more condensation than normal, don’t wait until your exhaust is falling apart. Bring your vehicle in to have it looked at and sorted. You can even purchase empire exhaust systems via https://www.goblackops.com.au/.
Engine Is Misfiring
A misfiring engine can also indicate your vehicle is suffering an exhaust system breakdown. While there could be numerous reasons for a motor to misfire, the exhaust can definitely be the culprit.
Inside the cylinder head is the exhaust valve chamber, which feeds the engine’s exhaust fumes into the exhaust manifold and down the exhaust pipe. If there is any sort of obstruction or backup in the exhaust system, the fumes won’t effectively escape the chamber, causing the motor to misfire.
A Burning Smell Coming From The Engine Bay
Between the exhaust manifold and the head of the motor is the manifold gasket. If there is a leak or tear anywhere in this gasket that occurs near wiring or anything plastic under the hood, the heat escaping from the exhaust chamber can cause these parts to burn.
This gives off a rancid stench that smells like your engine is burning. Smoke can also be the result, but don’t wait until you start to see smoke to bring your vehicle for examination and repair.