A vehicle's muffler and exhaust system do more than just keep the noise down – it also plays an important role in protecting you and your passengers from harmful gases. The muffler works by reducing the noise emitted by the engine, while the exhaust system removes dangerous fumes created by the combustion process. Over time, these systems can become damaged or worn out, leading to costly repairs. That's why it's important to have them inspected regularly and to repair any damage by a qualified mechanic.
Here, at the Lum’s Auto Center dealership in Warrenton, OR, we offer muffler and exhaust repair services. Our trained mechanics will diagnose and fix the problem, getting you back on the road in no time. We offer convenient online scheduling, so book your appointment today!
If your vehicle's muffler or exhaust system needs repair, you may notice one or more of the following signs:
1. Decreased fuel efficiency - If your car's muffler or exhaust system is damaged, it can cause decreased fuel efficiency. You may notice that you need to fill your gas tank more often than usual.
2. Loud engine noise - A damaged muffler or exhaust system can make your car's engine noise much louder than normal. This can be quite annoying and could also indicate other problems with your car's engine.
3. Exhaust fumes in the cabin - If you can smell exhaust fumes inside your car, this means that there is a leak in the muffler or exhaust system. This serious problem should be fixed as soon as possible to avoid health risks from inhaling the fumes.
Lum's Auto Center also offers a wide range of other automotive services to keep your car running smoothly. We offer oil changes, brake repairs, and engine tune-ups. We can also help you with electrical repairs, suspension work, and transmission maintenance.