Depending on the make, model and condition of your vehicle, repairing your exhaust can be a costly endeavour. Delaying needed repairs can make the price of that repair work to rise significantly. This can also be true of muffler issues. Ideally, problems with your muffler should be addressed right away so they don't become more serious.
Before you attempt to identify the problem we should tell you what your muffler is. It's an important piece in your exhaust system that minimizes the noise that results in the exhaust process. A defective muffler will not only make a lot of noise, but it will cause problems for both the driver and any passengers.
Mufflers are no different than any other vehicle part in that they wear out over time and it's important to be alert to the symptoms of when you need to replace them.
Auto dealers often don't include muffler replacement in their routine maintenance program. Use these tips to make sure your muffler is working properly and remember it can a good idea to have a professional take a look at your muffler from time to time.