Skip to main content

Exhaust System

Exhaust System is everything from the cylinder head to the muffler of the vehicle. It carries exhaust gases, and it damps noises. The exhaust manifold is a set of tubes. Its function is to carry exhaust gas to the exhaust system, from the cylinder head. The manifold is attached to the head so the exhaust ports in the head align with the tube openings. An in-line engine needs one exhaust manifold. V-type and opposed cylinder engines have two exhaust manifolds, one for each bank. A single exhaust system is composed of two exhaust manifolds that are connected through a crossover pipe. This forces the exhaust gas from both banks to flow through the catalytic converted and the muffler. The catalytic converter converts most of the pollutants in the exhaust gas to harmless substances The muffler and the resonator reduce exhaust noise