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What Parts Make Up Your Exhaust System?

What Parts Make Up Your Exhaust System?

Your vehicle comprises various systems that are all very complex. Your vehicle is made of 30,000+ parts after all. Your vehicle's exhaust system is one of those systems. Today, we will do a deep dive into your exhaust system and discuss its essential parts and their functions.   If you haven't noticed by now, your vehicle emissions all start at the engine. Various gases sit in the combustion chamber that needs to get ejected out of your car eventually. The exhaust system is responsible for moving gases throughout your vehicle and converting harmful fumes into breathable vapors before releasing them into the air. The overall system comprises multiple pipes that work simultaneously to lessen the output of harmful pollutants. The parts involved in the intricate process of moving gases include the exhaust manifold, catalytic converter, oxygen sensor, tailpipe, muffler, and resonator.    The exhaust manifold is involved at the beginning of the process. The manifol ... read more

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