Exhaust & Emissions Repairs & Service in Dover, NH
Exhaust and emission systems on newer vehicles have become far more complex than those in the past.
For years, automotive manufacturers were only concerned with getting hot and toxic fumes out of the vehicle and cabin. Modern exhaust & emissions systems are now more complex and provide safety and efficiency for drivers and the environment.
In basic terms:
The emission system is used to monitor air-fuel ratios which benefits the operator and environment.
The exhaust components are designed to dampen the sound of the engine & remove harmful fumes from the engine and cabin.
Warning Signs That Your Exhaust System Needs Attention:
- Excessively Loud Exhaust
- Engine Performance Issues
- Feel A Vibration Coming From The Rear
Excessively Loud Exhaust:
Is your exhaust system louder than it used to be? This is a sign that you have an issue. The problem could be any number of things but is most commonly a component failure in the muffler or the exhaust pipes. We also see a lot of worn exhaust manifold gaskets. We recommend bringing your vehicle in for diagnosis to prevent any further damages.
Engine Performance Issues:
If you are experiencing a sudden drop in performance with your engine, you very well could be having an exhaust or emissions related problem. We often see emissions systems malfunctioning with engine performance related issues. Another potential cause could be any kind of broken component in the exhaust system. We recommend bringing your vehicle in for diagnosis to prevent any further damages.
Feel A Vibration Coming From The Rear:
Besides a loud exhaust system, a vibration coming from the rear is a very common reason for exhaust related issues. Potential problems that can cause a vibration are many. Some of the more common problems we see is some kind of failure or broken piece of the exhaust system. This causes the system to not function properly which causes the vibration. If you feel any kind of vibration coming from your car we recommend bringing your vehicle in for diagnosis to prevent any further damages.