When Your Exhaust System is Leaking

There are a number of ways you can tell that the exhaust system is leaking in your car. If you notice a strange smell coming from your vehicle or you can't get up to full speed, it's time to bring your car in to Piazza Mazda of Reading for further evaluation.

Your exhaust system cleans the dirty air that comes from your engine. When there is a leak, you might smell the air that hasn't been cleaned. If you have a hole in your muffler, your car will sound much louder when you drive it.

Sometimes leaks in your exhaust system can make it hard for your car to pick up speed. If you notice problems accelerating or staying at the same speed, this could be an exhaust system leak. You may also lose fuel efficiency because of an exhaust system leak, as your car has to work much harder to compensate for the problem.



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