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What Is The Difference Between the Muffler and the Exhaust?

What Is The Difference Between the Muffler and the Exhaust?

You can see some extension of an exhaust pipe out of the vehicle's body at the back of a car. Do you refer to this as an exhaust or a muffler? Many do not understand the difference in operation between the muffler and the exhaust since they are situated both in the same place. The engine usually emits the right amount of harmful gases from the combustion chamber that needs to be converted to safe gases before releasing them into the atmosphere. The conversion of the emissions to a safe gas to the air is the exhaust's role, whereas the muffler, even though it is part of the exhaust, plays a different function of muffling the engine's sound. The exhaust's role is to make sure that the gases from the engine are emitted to the air in good condition that is not harmful to anyone and to reduce the noise from the engine. The exhaust system has many pipes that work together to help minimize safe gas to the environment. These pipes include; tailpipe, catalytic converter, muffl ... read more

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