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3 SIGNS IT’S TIME FOR EXHAUST MANIFOLD REPAIR

3 SIGNS IT’S TIME FOR EXHAUST MANIFOLD REPAIR
THE EXHAUST SYSTEM IN YOUR VEHICLE IS CRITICAL FOR DAILY PERFORMANCE AND SAFETY.

The exhaust system in your vehicle is a critical component for daily performance and safety. Consequently, exhaust manifold repairs are among the most expensive and most time-consuming. Before you send your vehicle to a shop and spend your hard-earned money on repairs you may not need, learn the three major red flags that signal it’s time for an exhaust manifold repair.

1.TICKING ENGINE NOISE

One tell-tale symptom of an exhaust manifold that needs to be replaced, is a ticking noise in the engine. An exhaust leak in the manifold can cause a ticking sound much like hearing a musician’s metronome, especially when the engine is cold. Broken exhaust manifold bolts allow a cold manifold to seep gasses around it versus through the exhaust system, creating that ticking sound.

When engine temperatures rise the manifold expands, closing the gap and silencing the ticking noise. Not only will this affect your vehicle’s performance, but it could also cause a safety issue as harmful exhaust gasses can leak into the cabin causing nausea and headaches, basically signs of carbon monoxide poisoning.

2.LOWER FUEL EFFICIENCY

One reason your vehicle may be getting less miles to the gallon is a damaged exhaust manifold. For example, if you’ve found yourself hitting the gas station to fuel up more than usual, it could be a sign your exhaust system sensors are doing double time with processing erroneous data.

Lower MPG can certainly signify many different issues, but lower fuel efficiency coupled with hotter motor running temperatures is one of the first signs an exhaust manifold repair may be on the horizon. A leaking exhaust manifold will send inaccurate data to be picked up by the exhaust system sensors, making them add more fuel to the engine and depleting mileage.

EXHAUST MANIFOLD BOLT REPAIR WITH PROMAXX BOLT EXTRACTOR KIT

ProMaxx Tool’s exclusive screw-in bushings, which incorporate proprietary mating angles that once seated, bring the bushing into perfect alignment with the cylinder head. Resulting in the most accurate and precise tool in the market. Other kits use inexpensive clamps or loose slip-fit bushings. Bolting the Elizabeth II jig in any position with our included precision fasteners provides unparalleled repeatable and predictable results.

3.CHECK ENGINE LIGHT APPEARS

Although there are many reasons your check engine light might come on, If an exhaust manifold repair is put off long enough, engine codes will appear on the dash panel alerting the driver that something is wrong. A burnt exhaust valve could result due to prolonged exposure to incorrect fuel/air mixture. This is a major repair and costly to remedy.

As always, please consult with your local authorized shop before making any repair decisions. If you have any questions, feel free to call (724) 941-0941 or email info@promaxxtool.com and we will provide the expertise you need for your exhaust manifold problems!
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Ford EcoBoost 3.5L Remove broken exhaust manifold studs / bolts. For Ford F-150 and Ford Transit. Made In the USA. Twin turbochargers, broken titanium bolts, small engine bays, along with dimensional changes in the cast iron manifolds due to extreme heat create new problems for the servicing technician.

Elizabeth II facilitates the removal of broken exhaust manifold bolts on Ford EcoBoost 3.5L and 3.7L engines.

GM 4.8, 5.3, 6.0, 6.2L EXHAUST MANIFOLD BOLT

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DODGE/RAM HEMI 6.4L EXHAUST MANIFOLD BOLT

Exhaust Manifold Repair Kit for Dodge/RAM 6.4L HEMI. This easy-to-use repair kit allows technicians to quickly and accurately remove and repair broken exhaust manifold bolts.

1 KIT = 20 ENGINES FORD, GM, DODGE REPAIR

Exhaust Manifold Bolt Repair for Ford 4.6L, 5.4L V8, and 6.8L V10 Gas, 6.0L, 6.4L Diesel; Dodge 5.7L and 6.1L; GM 1999-2013: LS 4.8L, 5.3L, 6.0L, 6.2L, GM 2014-Current: 5.3L, 6.0L, and 6.2L SAVE UP TO $300 and get a boatload of more stuff.

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