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Engine sounds loud when driving 2001 chevy amlibu had oil checked

Did not need oil

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I am having the same problem on my 3.1 malibu, and I found that the muffler was blownout, causing car to make a louder noise then usual.

Posted on Oct 25, 2009

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Have the exhaust checked for leaks, a hole in the exhaust or broken pipe will cause a loud engine sound, also is the check engine light on?

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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