Damaged or blocked exhaust pipes can cause various problems in a vehicle. For example, it reduces fuel efficiency and triggers loud sounds while making the car run roughly. Sometimes it can discharge smoke from the tailpipe.
While DIY enthusiasts install or replace their exhaust pipes, as seen in the video below, hiring a muffler install service provider ensures the task is done effectively. These service providers follow the steps to ensure the exhaust is working well without welding.
Clean the surface and apply an epoxy adhesive evenly around the faulty area. This method is ideal for small holes.
When dealing with a bigger hole, experts wrap the area with exhaust tape. Two layers of tape are ideal for proper sealing.
An expert can use an exhaust clamp where there is minimal damage. This method involves wrapping a clamp across the hole, fixing the bolts, and screwing them to enclose the hole.
Use an aluminum patch to wrap holes of different sizes. Here, the service provider cuts a small aluminum for small holes. They will need to wrap the aluminum around large areas. Cover the affected area with epoxy to secure the aluminum in place.