Center and Rear Muffler and Exhaust Pipe Replacement and/or Repair - On Demand Video

Common Rear Exhaust leak troubleshooting, component replacement and hole patching DIY techniques

How can you tell if you have a hole or leak in your exhaust system? What are the symptoms? Can the leak be patched? When will you have to get either a new center muffler or rear muffler or pipes or all three? Can you replace the mufflers yourself and what are the tricks?

Center and Rear Muffler and Exhaust Pipe Replacement and/or Repair - On Demand Video
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Mercedes Muffler Repair - On Demand Video

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In this video Kent will go over all the above for the DIY mechanic. This is something you can do at home with just a few inexpensive tools and supplies. You can save $$$ hundreds by doing it yourself.

This on demand video covers the following:

  • Symptoms of leaks and what to listen for
  • Locating the source of the leak or leaks
  • Visual inspection
  • Why you should fix an exhaust leak
  • Determining if the leak is “patchable” 
  • Doing the repair in your own driveway
  • Safely jacking up the rear of the car
  • What tool you will new to remove the old exhaust parts
  • Tricks to getting the old pipes separated from the mufflers
  • Buying new parts
  • What parts you don’t want to miss ordering
  • What product to use to seal small leaks at the pipe joints
  • Types of leaks that can be patched.
  • Step-by-step procedures on patching small holes in rear mufflers and pipes
  • Proper use of Miracle Paint
  • Examples of strong repairs
  • How long with patch repairs last

NOT COVERED: This video does not cover any aspect of welding in a new muffler system. It also does not cover trying to repair or replace the catalytic converter (s). These get too hot to patch successfully and there are other emissions related issues that much be addressed when dealing with a bad “cat.”

Total run time: 48:00

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