Have you ever heard a Strange ticking sound ?
MVS Contributor Rattnalle shows us how to diagnose an exhaust manifold problem. In this case, it was a lost bolt and slipped exhaust manifold gasket. Very helpful video!
Last autumn I had a weird ticking sound coming from the car. No other symptoms. Drove well. No codes. Eventually I put my hand behind the engine by chance and felt puffs of warm air.
Turned out one bolt from the manifold had fallen out and one of the gaskets was sitting slightly off. A new bolt later everything was fine.
So if you’re hearing the below sound, check the exhaust.
Volvo Exhaust Gasket Parts
Volvo is identified for their high level standards in quality, something that has formed their brand’s extensive past over the years. They have displayed a vast vehicle catalog with advanced designs, all with a declaration to produce a technologically advanced line up. Volvo is still developing quality driven and sleekly designed vehicles. They have a famous reputation, which has brought the company into an auto industry market leader, and more specifically, with their exhaust gasket parts and components. Exhaust leaks are unsafe and should not to be taken for granted. These leaks can permit dangerous carbon monoxide that can get into the inside of your Volvo. This can also cut the engine’s lifespan short. Observing and inspecting for any exhaust leaks may be tough because of the intense heat that you will be dealing with when the engine is running, but you do not have to go down that road. Instead, begin with a cold exhaust system examination and finish with the engine running, in order to make sure of your results. First, jack your Volvo up and place it on the jack stands beneath the frame. Start your examination by finding one muffler if you have a single exhaust system or two if you have a dual exhaust system. Check your drain hole in the mufflers, as this is a highly common faulty area because of the sulfur and water that ends up draining here. Next, examine the tail pipe and resonator for any rust and corrosion. FCP Euro has a famous line up of updated Exhaust Gasket parts including, Volvo Exhaust Flange Parts, Volvo Exhaust Pipe Flange Parts and Volvo Pipe to Manifold Gasket Parts.
Volvo Exhaust Gasket Parts Online
Next, continue onward in order to inspect the catalytic converter and take note, there may be more than one. Converters become broken down and break from unsuited gasoline, an overheated engine, disproportionate engine fueling, using the wrong motor oil, or the wrong usage of silicone sealers. Converters can also come apart, forcing exhaust leaks. Thoroughly examine the in and out, as well as the body and any flange gaskets. Warning signs for leaks are black soot or staining around the leak location. For this next inspection, you must have someone help you. First, start up your Volvo and pay attention to any sputtering for an exhaust leak. If it is starting and stemming from the manifold area, take the lead pipe off for a better look and decide if the leak is situated at the pipe flange or a faulty gasket. If not, the leak is coming from the exhaust manifold, which has to be detached for proper fixing. FCP Euro’s well-versed and qualified call center staff is available and ready to answer any questions you have. If you are not totally sure about which exhaust gasket parts or component is required for your Volvo, FCP has a large product line for the Volvo brand. Check out the FCP Euro website for all parts, as well as our efficient inventory. If you have questions, would like to put in a phone order, or just have feedback, do not waver in giving FCP Euro a call at 1-860-388-9001 to connect with our service friendly team.
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