Exhaust Leak or not ? - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > YJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-28-2010, 07:31 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
45 ACP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Lancaster, PA
Posts: 32
Exhaust Leak or not ?

Does anyone have the problem of an exhaust smell when you have the soft top off or you have the soft top on and the back window open? I checked my exhaust system and it seems to be okay. I tightened up the manifold bolts and looks for leaks and found nothing. I did notice that the only time I do smell it is when I let off the gas or downshift. I extended the tail pipe with a crome extension and it did not seem to help. This is driving me nuts. Is this a Jeep thing?

45 ACP is offline   Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 09:49 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
wasomma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 925
well i know if you leave the top up with just the back window open you will get exhaust coming in. you need to open the windows plus the back or DEATH WILL RESULT

__________________
http://i.imgur.com/hboF5oU.jpg
wasomma is offline   Quote
Old 08-28-2010, 09:53 PM   #3
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 79
ya that probably is just something to do with the "aerodynamics" of the the jeep, like how the back of all SUV's backs get dirtier before the rest of the SUV.
Travis91 is offline   Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Exhaust manifold leak TjTheo TJ Tech Forum 9 06-07-2010 08:10 PM
Possible Exhaust leak? castorj29 JK General Discussion Forum 3 06-06-2010 08:59 AM
Exhaust Leak... bad news Rogue Status Wrangler TJ Tech Forum 0 05-24-2010 05:39 PM
Finding Exhaust Leak!!!! tskaggs TJ Tech Forum 1 02-08-2006 02:04 PM
Exhaust Leak naviathan YJ General Discussion Forum 7 11-21-2005 07:55 AM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:19 PM.


User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC