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Exhaust leak I have an exhaust leak and I would rather fix it myself rather than buy a whole new exhaust system. what are the normal places where an exhaust leak occur becuase I looked and couldnt see anything. Is there a cheap way of fixing it without nesscarily doing it cheap. because you always get what you pay for. I hope you know what I mean.

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The most of the time it is thce catalyic or muffler with a hole around the seems to if so cut muffler or catalyic off go to auto parts store get which ever one and a couple of muffler clamps put it on and should be as good as new or a peice of pipe can be done the same way proply cost around 80 for **** and cata and around 40 to change a peice of pipe

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It can leaking at a number of places
it could be the exhaust manifold itself or the flange where the manifold and exhaust pipe meet or at any of the joints on the exhaust pipes. or it could even be in the actul pipe itself. if you are on a tight budget you could go and ask a shop for an estimate on what it would cost to have the leak repaired.as many shops offer free estimates. sometimes the franchise shops will even fix it for free if it is a real quick fix. my wife had a flange put in for free at a shop because it only took the guy 10 min. to do it.

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