[TR] Pesky exhaust leak

TERRY SMITH terryrs at comcast.net
Wed Nov 30 15:32:00 MST 2016

Just one thing that I know is unlikely, and that's to be sure that it's not an oil leak that, once you're driving, blows onto the hot exhaust.  It can smell (maybe somewhat?) like exhaust as it burns off?

>     On November 30, 2016 at 4:02 PM "hdrider570 at att.net" <hdrider570 at att.net> wrote:
>     I would check the boot seal as well. It is very common for exhaust to
>     enter the car through the seal, or lack there of, once the top is
>     installed when the exhaust terminates through a straight (rather than
>     turned down) pipe just below the bumper.
>     It is usually most noticeable when there is only one window open.
>     If your exhaust leak is so small you have to spray soapy water on a
>     pressurized system to find it it is very unlikely that it is leaking
>     enough to get into the car. Think of all the exhaust systems with a
>     small hole in the muffler drilled by the manufacturer to release water
>     from inside the pipe.
>     Edward Hamer
>     Petaluma CA
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