Although a cracked exhaust manifold does not directly cause danger, it can indirectly be dangerous, as the issues it causes makes a car unfit to drive. Effects include increased engine emissions, poor vehicle performance... More »

To install a turbocharger, drain the engine oil, install a new intercooler, then replace the exhaust header with the turbocharger and manifold. Next, attach the turbo to the engine's oil filter line and oil pan, and link... More »

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A leak on an exhaust manifold can be welded, or depending on the severity of the damage, result in having the unit replaced. Small cracks are patchable, but large cracks require more extensive repair. More »

The proper way to repair an exhaust manifold leak is to use a piece of sheet metal and weld it onto the damaged area. A cracked manifold will continue to grow in size if not repaired properly and promptly. More »

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Installation of a Garrett turbo kit requires inspection of the air cleaner and exhaust manifold, checking the housing alignment, mounting and lubricating the turbocharger, and connecting the air intake and the oil supply... More »

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Removing a broken exhaust manifold stud is tricky as it can require simply using Vise grips to loosen it by hand or a drill to completely dislodge it, ruining the surrounding threads. Manifold studs are exposed to high h... More »

Tips for repairing an exhaust manifold crack include removing the exhaust manifold from the vehicle first, cleaning the damaged edges, using a welding torch and silver solder to fill the crack and allowing the manifold t... More »

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