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Old car noise on my 2005 durango sounds like the muffler

When i first turn it on it sounds loud and when i step on the gas it sounds like a old car but after its been running for a while it isnt as noisy and when im starting to take off it feels heavy like not enough power

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  • Nope Wontgivit May 11, 2010

    OIL pressure, is there any? ... are there any check engine lamps ON? you'll need some clarification,such as where you feel this noise is coming from ...

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The 2005 Durango has a notorious issue with the exhaust manifold blowing out
it is a $10-$15 fix if you have someone to replace it.

when you first start it up it sounds loud like the HEMI but then it settles down, also the gas mileage and the power have been reduced as well. best bet is to buy the part and a chiltons manual. $15 bucks and a case of beer later you should be good to go. Midas muffler shop can confirm the exhaust leak as can any mechanic worth a **** and they SHOULD NOT CHARGE YOU!!!

Posted on May 17, 2009

  • biomedsgt May 17, 2009

    Sorry i did not clarify that it was the exhaust manifold GASKET not the manifold itself... unless you hit something

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Have your exhaust system checked by a muffler shop.

Posted on May 10, 2009

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