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The exhaust system is responsible for converting engine emissions into less harmful gases before releasing those gases into the atmosphere. The downpipe or front section of an exhaust system connects the exhaust manifold to the catalytic converter. The manifold collects, diminishes, and funnels emissions to the catalytic converter, which converts the emissions into even less harmful substances. Downpipes are designed with a large diameter so that gases can be quickly transferred between exhaust system sections without delay. Without a properly functioning downpipe, the performance and efficiency of the entire exhaust system would be compromised. Your vehicle’s performance is affected when the channel of pipes comprising the exhaust system are inhibited in a way that prevents proper expulsion of the emissions created during the engine combustion process. Replacing your downpipe at the first sign of trouble will promote exhaust system maintenance and improve engine performance.
Common problems with downpipes often result from leaks and internal corrosion. Worn exhaust system components, like the downpipe, should be replaced at the first sign of trouble. Most aftermarket downpipes are larger in diameter than the original equipment pipes they replace. Therefore, replacing your downpipe with an aftermarket downpipe can significantly reduce restrictions and positively impact engine horsepower. Improving the efficiency of the pipes composing the exhaust system will ultimately improve the condition of your engine and the performance of your vehicle. Likewise, blockages and other damages to exhaust system components will negatively impact engine performance. Louder than usual noises and problems accelerating are all signs that your vehicle’s exhaust system may be damaged. Contact us today for an inspection and replacement of your exhaust system’s downpipe.
We proudly service the Downpipe Replacement needs of customers in British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver, Coast and Mountains, and surrounding areas.
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Big-O Tire offers the following Services at select dealerships throughout BC, including:
What’s the difference between Repairs and Maintenance?
Repairs are services that are required or necessary when something on your vehicle is not working properly or may have worn to the point where a replacement is required to maintain the performance of your vehicle.
Maintenance is the routinely scheduled services, inspections and part replacements that your vehicle manufacturer recommends based on the age or mileage of your vehicle.
The schedule for performing these maintenance services varies from vehicle to vehicle. You will find the schedule for your vehicle in your owner's manual. Following this schedule is the best way to make sure your vehicle is performing as it should.
All BIG O Tire dealers in BC pride themselves on being able to provide the best customer service and the highest quality service work available anywhere. To support that, a service warranty on workmanship, service and/or parts is provided by each independent BIG O Tires dealership. These warranties vary from one aspect of our business to another - Tire warranties are different from Wheel warranties, and each of these differ from warranties on Service work performed during the course of a repair or maintenance on your vehicle. Ask your BIG O dealer at the time of purchase of these products and/or services what the warranty period is and what is covered under it.