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After tuneup car is louder under acceleration

I just had my neighbor tune up my 1999 Honda Accord , and as soon as I drove it the first time, it seems quite a bit louder when I accelerate! I think there is an exhaust leak, but mechanic says he didn't mess with exhaust system. New water pump, timing belt and tuneup. Any suggestions?

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  • laurelmanzol Mar 10, 2009

    No it ran fine...I just hadn't had it tuned up in a few years, hit a jackpot ($)and arranged the tune-up. (I'm in Reno)

  • laurelmanzol Mar 10, 2009

    Figuring out what would be the hard part.

  • laurelmanzol Mar 10, 2009

    He says he didn't touch the exhaust system to do what he did. It seems too odd that the noise would start immediately after the tune-up, and not be related. Just have to figure out how.

  • Tommy Moore
    Tommy Moore May 11, 2010

    Was the car skipping Before he tuned it up?


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