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Loud exhaust note noise from engine or exhaust

If you're hearing a concerning exhaust note noise from engine or exhaust My Auto Shop can get it sorted with a Engine Inspection. Simply leave as many details about the issue as you can and we will contact local MTA approved mechanics that are qualified to fix the underlying issue. We'll email you quotes for an inspection within 2 working days, and where possible provide an indication as to the likely underlying issue(s) and cost to fix. You can book directly on the My Auto Shop platform in minutes.

How a Engine Inspection works with My Auto Shop:

Our qualified mechanic will look to complete a thorough inspection of your vehicle's engine using the information or symptoms you have provided via the My Auto Shop platform. To complete this the mechanic will usually start by plugging into your OBDII port and completing a complete diagnostic scan. This will highlight any error or warning codes your vehicle has and will provide the mechanic with information they. need to fix your problem.

Depending on the symptoms the mechanic will take a good look at your vehicles:
- Drive & timing belts (cambelt, serpentine belts);
- Camshaft & crankshaft;
- Spark plugs; or
- Oil pan.

Before completing any repairs the mechanic will complete a quote and look for your approval.

When your hearing a concerning exhaust note noise from engine or exhaust its often as a result of a:

  • Broken muffler or exhaust pipe
  • Cracked exhaust manifold or broken catalytic converter

Popular services linked to a Engine Inspection:

Spark Plug Replacement

Spark plugs are the reason a petrol powered engine works. They are a part of the all important process known as “fuel, air and spark”. Without one of these components, your car's engine will not be able to work.

Mass Airflow Sensor Replacement

The mass airflow sensor checks the amount of airflow that’s coming into the engine. It then sends this information to the ECU which will use this info to adjust the fuel mixture that is injected via the fuel injectors.

Accelerator Cable Replacement

A lot of cars used to trust a steel cable to transmit inputs to the accelerator to the engine. Modern cars use a drive-by-wire system. Over time the cable will need adjusting as it stretches. In some rare cases, if you’re a real fast and furious driver, it can snap and require replacing.

Harmonic Balancer Replacement

A harmonic balancer is not a musical instrument, it’s a very important engine component. It’s connected to the crankshaft, and is almost always found at the front of the engine. Its primary job is to reduce vibrations in your engine and ensure smooth running. However, as it runs off of the crankshaft it’s usually used as a pulley to run the belts that power vital components such as: power steering, radiator fans, air conditioning and alternators.

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