Why would a box be fitted to the cars exhaust system?

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They call it a muffler. Or Catalyst. Or resonator.

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How would oil get into exhaust system?

Leaking piston rings.Worn piston rings, bad valve seals,

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Why would a car produce blue exhaust?

Blue smoke indicates your burning oil. Can be from over filling the oil capacity, depending on the vehicle- many indicate a faulty turbo/seal, belly pan( manifold), worn rings/engine, faulty pcv valve.

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Why would there be coolant in your exhaust?

catalytic converter converts some oxides to water, so water not a surprise in and of itself. Is there Antifreeze in your exhaust moisture? are you sure it is antifreeze? are you loosing coolant reservoir level at a measurable rate? Coolant only gets into exhaust by way of the cylinder head develo...

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Would you need to remap the engine after fitting new exhaust headers?

It is recommended to remap most engines after installing performance parts. The benefit of remapping is getting the full benefit of the new exhaust headers.

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What would be The ideal car exhaust emission?

This will be dependent on the year of manufacture but the idea emission shoild be 1.00

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If your engine on your 1989 302 engine has a metalic rattle underneath the car would it be a loose exhaust system or the transmission?

Yes. Also consider catalyst internally broken and rattling. Please desribe quality of sound and conditions.If catalyst is bad, check for misfire and/or faulty distributor stator or excessive amount of engine oil.

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What are Fit cars and where would a person be able to find one?

Honda makes a brand of car called the Fit. These cars can be purchased used or new at any Honda dealer. The Honda website also provides information about the benefits of having such a car.

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Why exhaust system transports the exhaust gases through rear or right side of the vehicle?

As a rule exhaust is emitted on the opposite side of the fuel filler tube on single exhaust vehicles for safety reasons.

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Why would a 85 box car Chevy bubble back water?

I am going to guess, the cooling system wont quit bubbling in your Chev Caprice (or similar) ?Usually indicates a blown Head gasket or cracked head.

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What filters the exhaust systems in a car?

In a gasoline engine vehicle, the catalytic converter.

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What would be the situation if mass were added to or lost from a system?

A pickup truck in snow (mass increases) or a launched rocket (mass decreases)

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Would a bad map sensor cause the bank 1 system to be running lean?

Hard to answer that without knowing the year, make, model and engine info. Whenever I see "lean condition" I look for vacuum leaks first.

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What is the name of the device fitted to car exhausts to reduce pollution?

A catalytic converter.

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What does the exhaust system on a car do?

It moves the poisonous gas away from the occupants of the car and also provides silencing of the waste gas by passing it through a silencer (Muffler).The exhaust system on modern gasoline engines also includes the catalytic converter to remove some of the poisonous, polluting, gases.

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Why would the engine be the nucleolus of a car?

The driver would be the nucleolus.

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Why would there be exhaust fumes coming out of coolant jug?

The head gasket is blown.

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What is the exhaust system?

The exhaust system is what muffles the engine sound keeps the fumes out of vehicle and away from the vehicles occupants and also filters the exhaust fumes out.

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What would be inspected on the steering system?

Luckily, periodic inspection and maintenance of the steering system is relatively straightforward.Steering “box”: The informal term steering box denotes the assembly that converts the circular motion of the steering wheel shaft into the side-to-side movement that will turn the car's wheels.

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Why would a cars engine be knocking?

They're probably either too hot, or incorrectly timed.

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Why would a car heater be on all the time?

This could be a number of different things. If the blower fan is continuously runningyou may have a faulty fan speed switch. If you mean that you always get hot air out of you vents , but can adjust the fan speed, then you might a faulty blend door system. This would consist of the lever used to ...

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What would cause a car's electrical system to go crazy?

Sounds like the alternater is a reasonable suspect to me. Second guess would be the Ghost of Chrysler Past!to move a battery voltage wildly take a lot of current which the car Even if running cannot supply. Basically the battery is not very well connected to the source or a depleted battery

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Why would most of the fuses in the top half of the fuse box not be working 09 Ford Escape?

Check them again this time with the key on.

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Why do some cars have two exhaust pipes Is it just for looks or dual exhaust system improve car's performance?

In some case it is just for looks as they are not true dual exhaust systems. In other cases they are for improved performance and are true dual exhaust systems. On most V6 or V8 cars they do improve performance. On a 4 cylinder they do very little to improve performance.

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Why would your car not be able to be used for a road test?

The reasons a car probably wouldn't be allowed to be used for a road test could be lack of safety equipment-lights,rear view mirrors.seat belts, etc.

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How much would an unopened box of a Hot Wheels car be worth?

Obviously a collectible item inside its original box is worth more than the item without the box, or even in a box that has been opened. But having said that, the real answer is that it would depend on what Hot Wheels car is inside the box. The value of Hot Wheels cars depends on their rarity and...

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Can having a new exhaust fitted damage the inlet manifold?

Only if the mechanic is abusive and does not follow proper procedure

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Why would it be unsafe in a collision to make the bumpers on cars bouncy?

Cars today are designed to have crumple zones that absorb most of the energy from impacts so that the occupants of the vehicle don't directly absorb all of that energy.Bumper car bumpers have a bouncy rubber layer, but it is stuck onto a solid piece of steel that is not designed to crumple and ab...

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What adhesive would i need for fitting a fibreglass spoiler to the back of a car?

Spoilers are held in place at both ends by a bolt. The other part of the spoiler is held in place with 2 sided Scotch Auto Moulding Tape which you can buy at any auto parts store.

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Why would a PCM need to be reprogrammed?

Here's why: Modern autos must match stringent standards for MPGs, safety, and emissions cleanliness.Boosting performance in any one of these areas means downgrading it in another.For example, PCM reprogramming that can make a car faster will also slash its economy.

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What exhaust system sounds the best?

Top 10 Best Exhaust Systems: Highest Rated Aftermarket Exhausts (Reviews) MagnaFlow Exhaust System.Flowmaster American Thunder Exhaust System. Heartthrob Exhaust System. Borla Exhaust System. MBRP Exhaust System. Corsa Exhaust System. PaceSetter Monza Exhaust System. JBA Performance Exh...

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What would cause antifreeze to leak out the exhaust?

If coolant is coming out of your exhaust it means you have a crack or bad gasket seal between the cooling system and the intake/exhaust manifold, or the cylinder head/cylinder wall.You can generally smell the exhaust in the coolant if you lift the coolant cap as well, with a blown head gasket.

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What would the pricing on a Honda have to be to be considered a cheap car?

The qualifications for considering a car to be cheap depends completely on the purchaser. For someone with a very large budget, a higher price could be considered cheap than the same price on a lower budget.

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Why would it be hard for you to get the car gears from park to reverse?

sounds like your linkage is dry it needs lubedif you park on an incline the weight of the car loads up the parking pawl in the tranny and holds it fast suggest using your hand brake before putting tranny in park

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Why would coolant not circulate through coOling system in car?

Thermostat is stuck or water pump is bad or radiator is clogged. Start with the thermostat because it is the most likely and the cheapest to repair. Good luck

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What would cause the brain box to fry on a car?

They are electronic and mostly unbuffered. Removing a sensor with ignition on can do it or sometimes a sensor just failing is enough. Most times its just age or dampness although electrical storms and high power transmitters have been linked to isolated failures

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When battery is losing power would the car alarm system be triggered?

yes, many alarms have this function.

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Which exhaust system sounds the best?

Top 10 Best Exhaust Systems: Highest Rated Aftermarket Exhausts (Reviews) MagnaFlow Exhaust System.Flowmaster American Thunder Exhaust System. Heartthrob Exhaust System. Borla Exhaust System. MBRP Exhaust System. Corsa Exhaust System. PaceSetter Monza Exhaust System. JBA Performance Exh...

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Why does it stop backfireing out the exhaust when the air injection system is disconected?

because you cut off the lean mixture happening inside the combustion chamber.for EFI engine with knock sensor, the knock sensor will send signal to ECU to reduce ignition timing of the engine just few degrees..also, disconnecting the air injector, will reduce air coming and therefore making the m...

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What would the nuclear membrane be to a car?

whats is the nuclear membrane ofa car

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Why would it be a good idea to lower the driving age to 12?

No. That would be a mistake! =]

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In a 2000 grand am SE what other reason would there be for exhaust fumes to come into the car if the muffler is ok?

I have the same problem in my 2000 grand am! Have had it in the shop three times and they can not find the problem either. Exhaust system is tight, replced manifold gasket, still fumes. seems to be worse when cold is cold, after stopping from a drive, can smell on drivers side under the hood??? H...

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Why does a metal rim have to be fitted on a wooden wheel?

The metal rim, which is fitted when it is red hot, shrinks when cool to bind the sections of the wheel together. It also acts as the tread of the wheel so that the wood does not become abraded by the rocks over which the wheel passes.

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Why would a lien be put on a car?

While serving as insurance for their loan amount, it also enables the lender to repossess your car if you default on the loan.Debt collectors put car liens on a vehicle when they are owed money and the debtor is not making any effort to pay.A lien means that the lien-holder must be paid first if ...

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Where can you go to get subwoofers for a car audio system fitted?

The best place to get subwoofers for a car audio system fitted would be at a mechanic's garage. Or, one could try to learn how to install them on his or her own, as there are many sites that offer tips and advice on how to do this.

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Why would my car be smoking from the motor?

because it likes to smoke. lol

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Why would one use United Rental System to hire a vehicle?

United Rental System is one of the most widespread car rental companies in the United Kingdom and people use them because of their competitive prices and good national coverage.

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How do you figure the area that would be needed to build a 34 gallon water tank to fit under a motor home 3.5 ft from the ground?

in cubic feet how big would a tank have to be to hold 35 gallons of water

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Why would a car not be getting gas?

have the fuel pump checked it's probably bad and needs to be replacedClogged fuel filter, bad fuel pressure regulator, bad fuel pump relay. If when you first turn the key on(not start but just on, you should hear a humming for a second or so coming from the back of the vehicle, If you hear that, ...

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What could cause aftermarket exhaust system to sound so quiet from one day to the next?

HOUNDDAWG Sayz:You didn't mention if the muffler and catalytic converter are new or if you simply re- piped old ones.When a dying catalytic converter has burned off most of the inside platinum plating it will, depending on ambient and engine exhaust temps sound different from day to day. (they al...

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Why cast iron would not be a suitable material to make car springs?

Although Cast Iron is very useful and is quite tough this also makes it a more brittle form of Iron. As well as having a fairly low Modulus of elasticity (or Young's Modulus), and therefore it does not have the required capabilities that would make it suitable for a car spring

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Is it necessary to shut the gas off when changing the exhaust system on my quad?

No that is not necessary

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What are the six parts of the exhaust system?

The exhaust valve, the exhaust manifold, the header pipe, the catalytic converter, the muffler and the tail pipe, not to mention the clamps and hangers.

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Why would all the lights be on in your car?

Because you put them on? Because the door is open? Gremlins? Muppits? Who knows!

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Why would a used car not be certified?

If they decide not to certify the car, it's usually because it won't make the car more valuable or because the car has problems that would cost more to fix than the price of the warranty.IE: if the dealer know the car has issues, they are less likely to offer a warranty on it.

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What is the purpose of an exhaust expansion box?

It increases engine power and also increases fuel efficiency. #Gerald lies

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Why would a car be hard on petrol?

there are many reasons why an engine could be hard on fuel, but the main reasons that are driver related are hard acceleration, incorrect gear, and braking. (the last one doesn't use any fuel, but it removes the energy built up, which has to be regained to get back up to speed)

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Why would a car be going slower driving uphill?

Gravity is trying to push the car down the hill. It takes more power to overcome that push of gravity. Unless you give the car more gas it will slow down.

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Why would a car be pulling left and right when trying to stop it?

The brakes are defective. The pressures on the brakes and the friction material should be even so that the vehicle pulls up in a straight line.Check things like:Worn padsWorn disc rotorsSeized calipers and pistonsContamination on brake surfaces.Worn suspension could also cause the random drifting...

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Can any damage be done to the cars system when replacing a car battery?

no as long as you don't put the cables on wrong

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Why would white smoke come out of exhaust?

Causes of White Exhaust Smoke.One of the main causes of white exhaust smoke and coolant loss is a cracked or warped cylinder head, a cracked engine block, or head gasket failure caused by overheating.A cracked head may allow coolant to leak into one or more cylinders or into the combustion chambe...

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Does a minivan fit in a box truck?

A small enough van will fit in a big enough truck.

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Will a car still drive if the steering gear box needs to be welded back on?

In short, probably not for long, and definitely not safely.In long, the steering gearbox needs to be mounted to the frame so it can remain static while it translates the rotational motion of your steering shaft into the left-to-right motion of your tie rods and wheels. However, if you've ever tri...

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Can you drive with the manifold not connected to the exhaust system?

Yes. You can. But there would be no point in an exhaust system after this modification. It would actually be in your disfavor to do this. Sure, it's louder. But you would then risk burning the gaskets and also Reduce your horsepower. Only do this temporary. But you should think about buying new h...

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What are the three parts of the exhaust system?

The exhaust system is used to remove the burned air/fuel mixture, or exhaust, from the engine, away from the passenger compartment and out the back of the vehicle.The major components of the exhaust system are the exhaust manifold(s), exhaust pipes, catalytic converter(s), muffler and oxygen sens...

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Why would the brake pedal be soft?

if brake pedal is soft , either there is air in the system ,a brake fluid leak, or brake linings and pads are worn allowing the pedal to travel to far if there is a fluid leak, this can usually be found by getting under vehicle and looking at inside of wheels for brake fluid

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Convex mirrors fitted to a car makes following cars appear to be?

Further away (smaller) than they actually are.

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Why would a 206hdi be smoking heavily?

i may not know alot about the pergoet 206hdi but there are two options1.) go to your nearest pergoet dealer or pergoet mechanic and ask them.2.) think it's broken & try & fix it.Your best bet is probably the first option

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Why would a muffler be loud?

Part of the exhaust system, located underneath your car, a muffler's job is to do what its name implies — muffle the noise made by your exhaust.But when a muffler wears out and no longer does its job, the the result is loud noise.A hole in your muffler can cause your exhaust to leak carbon monoxi...

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Why would the forward gears be rough in a manual?

You are pushing against the rotation of the transmission when going into the upper gears. When you pull with it in the lower gears, then it is smooth and jumps into place. Or that's what i would think.

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How long should an exhaust system last on any car?

disregarding a diesel, it should last 85,000 to 145,000 miles normally, unleass you live ina salted street state[much less on mileage}

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Why would a alternator be drawing all the time?

your alternator my be going out

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What is the best place to get help with and obtain information about exhaust systems?

You need to know approximately how much this type of work should cost and how it will affect your car. You also should know what will be done to your car when it has work done on it. The best place to go would be your local auto shop or where you purchased your car.

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What types of cars include diesel exhaust systems?

Many cars may have a version that includes a diesel exhaust system. Typically, these are trucks or large cars that need the extra power to continue driving.

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How much horse power dose a exhaust system add?

It depends on what engine your talking about and what type of exhaust, further more on how restrictive the base system is. Assuming your talking about a normally aspirated (non-turbo, non-super charged): You can have a few diffent types, but a cat-back system (from the catalyst converter back to...

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Is it necessary to use gasket sealercement when fitting new part to exhaust?

no, it will probably just burn away.

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Why should a water cooling system be pressurized?

Higher pressure raises the boiling temperature of the coolant.

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Which cars can dodge vipers be fitted to?

The Dodge Viper is a type of car produced by Dodge. So in fact they can't be fitted to a car, but are cars. More info can be found on the Dodge website.

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Where does the exhaust system connect on an engine?

exhaust pipe connects to the exhaust manifold, which connects to the main engine.

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How do you remove exccess fuel in the exhaust system?

there should not be any fuel in the exhaust system, if there is, you have serious problems

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What are the parts of an exhaust system?

The major components of the exhaust system include the exhaust manifold(s), oxygen sensors, catalytic converter(s), resonator, exhaust pipes, muffler, and tailpipe.The exhaust manifold is connected directly to the engine and has the job of harnessing the combustion gases into the exhaust system.

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Why would there be a pause after you turn the ignition before the car starts?

Just because the starter has been replaced, it still shouldn't be ruled out. I have had several occasions that a remanufactured starter failed. Typically Autozone or Advance auto parts stores carry these POS. Having said that, I would be looking for a bad connection or maybe an ignition switch. S...

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What would cause oil to come out my exhaust?

Blue/gray exhaust smoke means there's likely an oil leak and your engine is burning oil.Time to have a qualified technician check things out.The leak could be caused by several issues like leaking valve seals, damaged piston rings, or worn cylinder walls.

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What is the purpose of exhaust system brakes?

They provide resistance to the engine crankshaft in order to help control speed on a downhill descent. Exhaust brakes and Jake brakes aren't one in the same... an exhaust brake restricts exhaust flow, while a Jake brake opens the exhaust port of the cylinder during the power stroke.Usually found ...

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What would cause fumes to exit your exhaust pipes?

Air pressure difference between the heat at the manifold and the relative cold outside.The manifold can get very hot, which increases pressure towards to outer, cooler, opening.Also, the pressure of more exhaust gas being pump into the manifold from continued combustion from the engine.

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How much does it cost to install a new exhaust system?

Exhaust Manifold A new manifold will usually cost $600 – $700, and an additional $200 to $300 to install.

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Can Anti-thief System be used to stop a car from running if car is to be repossessed?

Depends on the brand and model. The LIABILITY for what happens when it shuts off makes it NOT likely to be used. NorthStar is more adaptable to repo work because of its design. Look for it in the future to be a major playa in the repo market.

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How much HP does a full exhaust system add?

The Most You Can Gain is 2-5% If you want to know how much power you can expect to gain from adding an exhaust system to your car, assume that your engine will get 2-5% more powerful.More specifically, large engines like a big 6.0L V8 typically see about a 2%-3% horsepower increase.

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Why would strut bearing plates need to be replaced?

They can wear out and make crunching noises especially when dirt gets into them.

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Does a box truck need to be dot registered?

If it's an interstate company, absolutely. An intrastate carrier can get a state issued exemption number.

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What are 4 signs of a bad exhaust system?

fumes in car,louder then normal engine noise,no power (collapsed muffler or clogged catalytic converter, buzzing noise in exhaust. what did i win? g

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How much does a full exhaust system cost?

You can purchase a new exhaust system for about $170 including pipes, resonator, and muffler on-line.So figure that the muffler type guys will charge you $200 for the parts and about 2 hours of labor.Labor rate should be about $50 - $60 per hour so figure $120 for the labor or a total of $320.

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Can a turbo be fitted to an sdi engine?

Yes, it would be rather expensive though. It may be more cost effective to straight up swap for an TDI engine.

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What do cars with petrol engines have in their exhaust system to reduce the amount of carbon monoxide unburned hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides in their exhaust gases?

The catalytic converter reduces carbon monoxide, as well as unburned hydrocarbons.The EGR system introduces exhaust gas to the intake, creating a lower combustion temperature, and in turn less oxides of nitrogen.There are more advanced systems on newer cars, but these are the basics.................

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Would a Car Wash be a Shower to the Cars that are Driven?

In a round about way, that would be a correct statement.

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Why causes a car to heave white smoke flow out of the exhaust pipe?

Probably a blown head gasket, or a craked head. White smoke is the outcome of antifreeze getting into the combustion chamber via head gasket or a crack in the cylinder head.

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Where would one be able to view the Cars toons?

One cn buy the Cars Toon series on Amazon, eBay or other internet stores. Another posibility would be to watch it online on Youtube or straming sites.

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How much would it be to repaint a car?

A mid-level paint job with a higher-quality paint and additional prep work like removing rust and dents can range from $1,000 to $3,500 with an average of $1,316.For a high-quality paint job drivers reported spending between $2,400 and $7,500, with an average price of about $5,000.

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Why does a car exhaust get hot?

From the combustion process in the engine.

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Why would a 1991 Pontiac be overheating upon starting the car?

No coolant Thermostat not opening Defective temperature sensor

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Why would the RPM be high on a car when your not going fast?

Well if you drive a manual transmission vehicle, it could be that you haven't up-shifted yet, or you downshifted before the RPMs reached the upper limit for the lower gear, causing it to over-rev the engine. If your vehicle is an automatic transmission, your gas pedal could be getting stuck, or y...

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