When exhaust leaks occur, dangerous and deadly exhaust gases may enter your cars passenger compartment. Many symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning include dizziness, headache, nausea, sleepiness, confusion and even unconsciousness. Carbon monoxide poisoning can also be fatal. We are not attempting to scare you, we just want you to understand how dangerous an exhaust leak is.
It's easy to tell when a muffler or pipe becomes defective due to the loud noise that results. But, there are other not-so-obvious problems that can occur with your exhaust system that are difficult to detect including pinholes, cracked pipes, loose brackets and hangers or a malfunction in the catalytic converter or emission devises.