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GMC Yukon: I have a 03 GMC Yukon 5.3L V8 with a magnaflow

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I have a '03 GMC Yukon 5.3L V8 with a magnaflow stainless steel exhaust, dual in single out 3in cat back exhaust system. The system works and sounds great between 0-2300 RPMs and ~3000+ RPMs but the range between is CRAZY LOUD! Like a excessive reverberating drone. Any ideas?

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The first thing I would do is make sure all hangers are in place and intact and not allowing the pipes to reverberate excessively, rubber hangers will act as a vibration damper.


Also make sure that the exhaust system isn't contacting any part of the vehicle other than the hangers.


If everything is in place then this is going to just be a characteristic of this system. What you could do is have another small muffler or resonator installed in the system to drop it's volume, or you could remove this muffler and install a different one. I've seen some issues like this on some vehicles with Magnaflow systems, a different brand of muffler will change the sound.

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