2002 Sunfire - bouncy muffler

Tiny
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My muffler seems to bounce as I drive. Yes I am a chick who knows nothing, - am hoping someone can help me out before getting screwed over by the mechanics.

Could this be just a clamp of some sort? Any advice would be appreciated! :)
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Thursday, July 27th, 2006 AT 2:49 PM

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Tiny
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If youre muffler bounces when you drive its an exaust hanger whats the make and model and are you the orginal owner?
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Friday, July 28th, 2006 AT 1:33 PM
Tiny
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Yes I'm the original owner. Its a Pontaic 2002 sunfire. Bottom of the line. Not sure what model #?
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Friday, July 28th, 2006 AT 1:40 PM
Tiny
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Did u check to see if the exaust is still under the gm warrenty?Different components have certain warrenties I coulda sowrn the exaust has like a ten yr 100 thousand mile warrenty but if not it should be a hanger the cars isnt that old o it coulda fell off the hanger usualy rubber hangers that hang from the frame shouldnt be ne clamps if its the factory exaust they probley welded the exaust but I could be wrong ive seen stranger things is the exaust louder sience youre noticed it bounce?
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Friday, July 28th, 2006 AT 2:13 PM
Tiny
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There is a strap that wraps around the muffler and has a post or a flat arm that slides into a rubber hanger/mount. You can get htem from the dealer or aftermarket. If you get it aftermarket, there will be a listing for a strap that will work with their brand of mufflers but will not fit the oem such as yours. You need to talk to an experienced counterman. Tell him your system is original and you need a strap that will fit the oem muffler. Secondly the strap will come with a bolt that is too short. You'll need one that is about 4" long.

Or take it to an independent repair shop and let them do it.
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Saturday, July 29th, 2006 AT 5:28 AM

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