Exhausts

Exhaust wear and tear can impact performance, cause engine noise and increase fuel consumption in a car. Exposure to the elements can also affect the condition of the exhaust system.  Issues with the exhaust can be harmful to passengers and the environment.

 

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What does the exhaust do?

We only see the rear end of the exhaust system but actually it is a quite complex system of approximately three meters long. An exhaust in good condition:

  • maintains your car’s performance,
  • ensures optimal fuel consumption,
  • decreases engine noise,
  • transforms harmful substances to protect the environment (the catalytic convertor).

If you think there is a problem don’t hesitate to contact your nearest First Stop specialist for help and professional advice. We will assist you with the necessary repairs or replacements.

How often should I have the exhaust checked?

Normally, the exhaust should be checked every three-six years, depending on the car brand and mileage. When you think there is a problem with the don’t hesitate to contact your nearest First Stop specialist for help and professional advice. We will assist you with the necessary repairs or replacements.

When should I have the exhaust system checked?

Depending on make and mileage, we recommend checking the exhaust system every 3-6 years, and replacing the catalytic convertor every 80,000 -100,000 km / 50,000 - 60,000 miles.

What are the signs of an issue with my car exhaust?

  • Black smoke
  • Vehicle losing power
  • Engine frequently cutting out
  • Metallic sounds or vibration under the car, steering wheel or gear stick

 

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