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The Vital Role of the Exhaust System

The Vital Role of the Exhaust System

First things first, let's discuss what the exhaust system does and why it's so crucial for your car. At its core, the exhaust system safely guides exhaust gasses away from the engine, a byproduct of the combustion process. But it's not just about getting rid of gas. This system plays a critical role in reducing emissions, improving engine performance, and even reducing noise.  How It Works The journey of exhaust gasses starts in the engine's cylinders, where fuel and air mix together and combust to power the car. These gasses are then collected by the exhaust manifold, which acts as a funnel, directing the gasses through the catalytic converter.  Here's where the magic happens: the catalytic converter transforms these harmful pollutants into less harmful emissions before they're sent through the muffler, the part responsible for dampening the sound.  ... read more

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