Muffler Repair & Replacement Cost Guide

A prolific inventor, Milton Reeves designed the first muffler in 1897 to reduce the release of noise and toxic fumes. This component is typically mounted underneath and at the rear of a vehicle. Every state has laws governing the condition and performance of mufflers installed on everyday consumer vehicles. Several common symptoms indicate that your muffler needs replaced or repaired. These include rust or soot covering the tailpipe and hisses as well as jangling or loud boom noises when starting, accelerating or braking. A leaky exhaust may also allow fumes to seep inside the passenger compartment resulting in sleepiness or … Read more