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How to Find an Exhaust Leak (Step-by-Step)

Updated: Jan 8

Finding an exhaust leak can be a frustrating task, but it is essential to fix any leaks as they can be dangerous and reduce the performance of your vehicle. An exhaust leak can cause toxic fumes to enter the cabin, leading to health issues for the occupants.


In this article, we will discuss two methods for finding exhaust leaks: the soapy water method and the smoke machine method. We will also go over the most common places for exhaust leaks to occur and provide step-by-step instructions on how to find an exhaust leak.

 

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a mechanic under a car inspecting the exhaust system for any exhaust leaks