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Exhaust is very noisy :(

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I am driving a beetle (old one) I have a big problem with my exhaust, its making a very big noise and there on the back is a thing that you an change the settings and one of my friend changed it for me but the vehicle has no power and the fuel consumption is very high! I am extremely frustrated with this car and I don’t know what to do anymore. Please help?

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U have a tear in you exhaust u have to go to a mufler shop and get it fix its probly ur mufler that has a hole its better to get a new muffler hope this helps

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