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2003 Pontiac Vibe Question: What would cause my car to run very loud with no apparent warning?

 

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nhelmholdt, Ypsilanti, MI, March 09, 2013, 17:42
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The car began running very loud especially when started and whenever I hit the accelerator. The car is easily 2x louder than normal. It seems to drive okay, but I haven't taken it very far since the noise started. No check engine lights turned on.

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    ziptie12 March 10, 2013, 18:15
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    Cracked exhaust manifold?

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    Joe Mazur (see my shops), March 12, 2013, 07:01
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    Could be a problem with the exhaust or muffler. If you cant look at it yourself, give us a call and we will be happy to help you know whether it is something dangerous or not.

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