Today’s vehicles have to be safe not just for you and your family but also for the environment. While the main role of a vehicle’s exhaust system has traditionally been to cut down on noise, today we are more aware of the damage that car emissions can do to the planet. That’s why we emphasize to all our customers the importance of an up-to-date exhaust system. It’s not just safer and quiet; it’s also better for the world. Trust J And A Auto Repair technician with your exhaust repair.
J And A Auto Repair is Chicago’s leader in exhaust repair service and muffler repair. With over 10 years of experience in the Chicago area, plus decades of combined experience in our staff, we have long taken pride in leading the competition with our highest-quality mufflers, pipes, and other exhaust-system components. We also offer catalytic converters that meet the latest EPA and CARB recommendations for the reduction of pollutionre.
J And A Auto Repair offers a full range of options for exhaust repair service, including high performance mufflers, which come with our lifetime guarantee, as well as our more value oriented replacement exhaust systems and mufflers. For an inspection and estimate, bring your vehicle into J And A Auto today.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is an automobile exhaust system?
An automobile exhaust system is a series of pipes and components that directs exhaust gases from the engine to the rear of the vehicle and away from the passengers.
What are the components of an automobile exhaust system?
The components of an automobile exhaust system include the exhaust manifold, catalytic converter, muffler, resonator, pipes, and tailpipe.
What is the purpose of the exhaust manifold?
The exhaust manifold collects exhaust gases from the engine cylinders and directs them to the catalytic converter.
What is the purpose of the catalytic converter?
The catalytic converter reduces harmful emissions by converting toxic gases, such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide, into less harmful substances, such as carbon dioxide and water.
What is the purpose of the muffler?
The muffler reduces the noise produced by the engine and exhaust system.
What is the purpose of the resonator?
The resonator helps to reduce exhaust noise by eliminating sound waves that create a droning noise.
What are the signs of a faulty exhaust system?
Signs of a faulty exhaust system include loud exhaust noises, decreased fuel efficiency, and a noticeable decrease in engine performance.
Can a faulty exhaust system affect fuel economy?
Yes, a faulty exhaust system can cause decreased fuel efficiency due to restricted exhaust flow and decreased engine performance.
How often should an automobile exhaust system be inspected?
An automobile exhaust system should be inspected at least once a year or whenever there are signs of a problem.
Can I drive my car with a faulty exhaust system?
It is not recommended to drive a car with a faulty exhaust system as it can lead to decreased fuel efficiency, increased emissions, and potential safety hazards.