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Please describe where the small holes are. Are they under where the tailpipe fits into the muffler outlet? Thanks
yes they both were in the same location
Yes, these holes are supposed to be there. They are designed to allow the muffler to dispense any moisture that is inside it. A by product of what the catalytic converters do is water vapor.
This moisture condensates out into liquid at the ends of the mufflers
the holes allow it to drain. This helps reduce internal rusting
I patched them both with permatex. will it harm the vehicle if i leave it on?
No, you will not "harm" the vehicle, however, you will run the risk of the mufflers rusting out internally. I would recommend that you reopen the holes. A funeral coach does not get a lot of activity at times, the moisture staying trapped will contribute to premature internal rust
Ok. Thanks for your help. I'll get on it right now.
If you have ever noticed water coming out of the tailpipe in the car in front of you in cool weather, this is the same condensation
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ok. but most of the time my car had wated coming out at the tail pipe. Thanks again. I'll go do it right now.