Exhaust System Fitted or Repaired


Exhaust System Fitted or Repaired

 Ellesmere Port Engine Centre Ltd

exhaust system

The exhaust system includes the exhaust pipe and the muffler. Without a muffler, what you would hear is the sound of thousands of small explosions coming out your tailpipe. A muffler dampens the sound. The exhaust system also includes a catalytic converter.

The emission control system in modern cars consists of a catalytic converter, a collection of sensors and actuators, and a computer to monitor and adjust everything. For example, the catalytic converter uses a catalyst and oxygen to burn off any unused fuel and certain other chemicals in the exhaust. An oxygen sensor in the exhaust stream makes sure there is enough oxygen available for the catalyst to work and adjusts things if necessary.

So if you’re having problems with your exhaust in Ellesmere Port, call into our garage or give us a ring, we are always happy to help.

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Exhaust System parts i Ellesmere Port


Exhaust System parts

Tailpipe moves the flow of the car exhaust from the muffler to the back of the car. The tailpipe has various curves that fit sweetly around the chassis and other car parts. It more often than not sits right under the back bumper, and the end of this pipe is angled so the is lying downwards.

Mufflers reduce engine resonance to an absolute minimum when gases move through the exhaust pipes.

Exhaust Pipes are coupled from the exhaust to the catalytic converter. When it comes to in-line engines the pipe is a single unit, but on the V-type the pipe is connected to each flange, and these are coupled into a single pipe.

Catalytic Converters, there are two forms of Catalytic Converters, one is pellet and the other is monolithic, the pellet has a lot of tiny beads, and the gases in the exhaust pass above it. In a monolithic form, the gases pass through a ceramic block, this monolithic form converter must deliver oxygen in order for the Catalytic Converter to operate efficiently.

The ‘Y’ Pipe is linked to the Exhaust Pipe and makes one pipe into two or two into one. It is like making up two complete separate pipes, it would cost a lot more if you had two pipe because then you would need two Catalytic Converters and two mufflers and more pipe headers.

Resonators are basically the second muffler in view of the fact that the muffler cannot decrease the noise of the engine by on its own. In exhaust systems that are tunes which are intended for performance, the resonance of the exhaust pipes is also used to draw the combustion produce out of the combustion chamber more rapidly.

Exhaust Manifold directly steers the exhaust gases away from the combustion chambers over to the exhaust pipe instead letting the gases into the cabin. Numerous exhaust systems are constructed out of cast iron, nodular iron, stainless steel or heavy-gauge steel. The exhaust system has an exhaust dock for each one in the cylinder head, and a level surface on the system fits adjacent to a corresponding area on the exhaust docking area within the cylinder head. Some exhaust systems have a gasket flanked by the exhaust manifold and the cylinder head.

Find a wide range of affordable Car Exhaust systems from our well stocked shop,

Performance Exhaust systems in Ellesmere Port Engine Centre Ltd


Performance Exhaust systems in Ellesmere Port Engine Centre Ltd

Performance Exhaust systems from Ellesmere Port Engine Centre Ltd can greatly improve both the sound and performance of your car. There are a huge range of makes and styles of performance exhaust systems on the market and to choose from at the Ellesmere Port Engine Centre Ltd, but all have a primary aim which is to give you more power. Most exhaust systems now are made from stainless steel which has proved very popular over the past 15 years because it offers long life and great looks; however it is still possible to buy exhausts made from either mild or aluminized steel which offer the same performance at a great price.

Performance exhausts

usually now fit on to the back of the original catalytic convertor and go from there to the back of the car, although on some exhaust applications you can also get the exhaust  manifold, downpipes and cat also included. The increase in BHP comes from the design of the exhaust, this might be an increase bore exhaust size of the exhaust pipe work, or by a straight through design of the exhaust silencers or a combination of them both, this will increase the volume and efficiency of the exhausts gases from the engine. Normally you will find with the increase performance comes with the added benefit of a sportier, deeper exhaust note. Another reason for fitting an exhaust system is to change the look for the exhaust by fitting a nicer looking tailpipe trim.

So if you need an exhaust or any advice concerning your exhaust system give Ellesmere Port Engine Centre Ltd a call we will be more than happy to help

Exhaust is Loud or Engine Backfires Loudly


Loud Exhaust or Backfiring

Exhaust is  Loud or Engine Backfires Loudly

The Symptom: Loud exhaust. There is a loud exhaust noise which may be coming from either the front or rear of the vehicle.

Possible causes:

1. Muffler or exhaust pipe worn out.

The Fix: Replace muffler and/or pipes as required.

2. Exhaust manifold cracked or broken.

The Fix: Replace exhaust manifold.

The Symptom: Engine backfires when you press on the gas pedal. The engine runs like garbage. When you step on the gas the engine pops , spits and backfires. Sometimes it’s loud or not so loud. This can cause severe engine damage and/or under hood fire.

Possible causes:

1. Your camshaft timing belt or chain may have slipped.

The Fix: Replace timing belt or chain.

2. Your ignition timing needs adjusting.

The Fix: Adjust ignition timing.

3. There is a serious engine problem. You may have a burnt or broken valve, Worn or broken camshaft.

4. Your spark plug wires are placed on the wrong spark plugs.

The Fix: Check firing order and place the wires on the correct spark plugs.