rusted front exhaust pipe on Mitsubishi Outlander

Average mileage: 114,768 (75,500–180,000)
4 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
7 people reported this problem
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problem details
the exhaust system noise was due to a rusted and cracked flex section on the front "Y" pipe. Dealer cost for the pipe alone was over $350.00. I saved over $125.00 with an online warehouse.
2004 Mitsubishi Outlander 180,000 mi,
Paid 260 for pipes brand new and $100 for labor.
flex pipe rusted through, had to replace $175.00