Mechanics

CAR FAILED SAFETY INSPECTION DUE TO LEAK IN EXHAUST. MECHANIC SAYS CRACK IS AT THE TOP BUT WHOLE PIECE NEEDS TO BE REPLACED. COST $500 SEEMS HIGH.

2002 Saturn L200 • 8,500 miles

No lights indicating problem, car does rattle and slight gas smell.
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Cappy83
September 1, 2011.



So what is question?

Docfixit
Sep 1, 2011.
Is there no way to patch or replace a single part? Is the price reasonable if not?

Tiny
Cappy83
Sep 1, 2011.
What part?

Docfixit
Sep 1, 2011.
Not sure he showed me the piece its at the very top way above the catalytic converter. Below some sort of ring or clamp

Tiny
Cappy83
Sep 1, 2011.
They are saying I have to order a whole new exhaust including catalytic converter etc.

Tiny
Cappy83
Sep 1, 2011.
Take to exhaust repair shop maybe can be welded

Docfixit
Sep 1, 2011.