Since the 1990’s, most exhaust systems are built with stainless steel, and modern engine management systems are controlled by computers.
These advancements allow the muffler to last for years, and in some cases, depending on where you live, a muffler can last the lifetime of the vehicle.
Your muffler is part of this exhaust system. Without it, your car might release toxic fumes into your car’s cabin as well as into the environment.
Your car may need a new muffler if your notice an increase in noise when you accelerate.
However, to determine the true health of your muffler and exhaust system, a Triple A Muffler ASE-certified mechanic can quickly employ the latest diagnostic techniques and provide a detailed printout and recommendations for any needed action.