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The Muffler keeps making noises and the Van keeps ticking.

I Have Yet more problems ...The muffler sounds like theres something stuck in it it sounds like a coughing sound when the car is on..and another problem the front sounds like its ticking when the car stopped but its still on. It used to leak oil but I put a bottle of stop oil leak with oil and it stopped leaking. I don't know what's going on it seems like the engine also shakes.. :(

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It sounds like if there was some oil losses that the engine has seen it's better days. I would take a look at the spark plugs and see if there is any oil deposits on it and if there is that might be where your engine shaking from...it might be your timing chain that is rattling and would account for the coughing as well as the plugs. If there is a noise in the muffler...it needs replaced, but at this point you need to consider if the van is worth the money since a rebuilt for a motor, unless you can do it yourself, and purchase a good junk yard motor; will run you around $3,000.00.

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It sounds like the catalytic converter is clogged up. you may want to replace it

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