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Muffler hanger/clamp. how do i replace it? - 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier

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Most clamps are either 3/8" or 5/16" requiring either a good (six point) wrench of either 9/16 or 1/2" to remove (can rust to a smaller, usually metric size like 14mm or 12mm) Remove the old clamp and bring the bottom part to your local parts store and match it's size (even the best quality clamp is generally under $5.00). To replace, support the exhaust system and make sure the pipe ends you are clamping are in all the way. When you put the clamp back on, position the threaded ends to the side or straight up if there is room. That way they won't snag on ground obstructions. Tighten them well but don't snap them. Re tighten after about a day of driving if necessary..

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