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The muffler and exhaust are incredibly important components in all gas-fueled vehicles. The exhaust is made up of a system of pipes that carries the toxic fumes from the engine to the rear of the vehicle where they escape into the air. A muffler helps keep the noise from the engine’s pistons and valves muffled and quiet. The muffler is attached to the exhaust pipe and helps filter out the sound. Simply put, the exhaust keeps the driver and passengers safe from toxic fumes, while the muffler keeps the vehicle quiet. Are you interested in learning how to identify when your vehicle needs its exhaust and/or muffler repaired? Continue reading below to find out how to identify issues with the components and how to schedule service with the experts at Toyota of San Luis Obispo, CA!
There are several warning signs that indicate when there is an issue with the exhaust and/or muffler of a vehicle. When something is wrong with the muffler and/or exhaust system, the driver will notice symptoms like bad smells and loud noises coming from the engine, a dip in fuel efficiency, leaking from the exhaust, smoke coming from the exhaust, cracks in the pipe, rust on the muffler, a leaking manifold gasket and incredibly loud idling and accelerating.
Schedule a Service Appointment at Toyota of San Luis Obispo
If you notice any of these symptoms occurring on your vehicle in the San Francisco Bay area, feel free to schedule a service appointment with our team at Toyota of San Luis Obispo! Our service center provides an array of repairs and services to most makes and models, but our staff is professionally trained to work on Toyota models. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We hope to see you soon!