Do you feel smoke and hear loud noise under the car at startup? Those are all signs of exhaust pipe hole. We will try to repair of exhaust pipe with a steel wrap Holts Gun Gum Flexiwrap. It is more attempt to repair exhaust pipe DIY so you need go to repair shop if you want well-done result.
Please seethe hole to patch. Then chock the rear of the vehicle. Apply the hand brake and put the vehicle on special jack stands.
Warning: before you go underneath the vehicle you need supported the vehicle by at least 2 supports.
We will use the Holts Gun Gum Flexiwrap. If you want good result you need step by step to go to the goal.
Repair a hole or a leak in exhaust pipe
Step №1. Loosen the wrap;
Step №2. Remove all lose dirt and rust of area to be repaired;
Step №3. Test the wrap on the exhaust pipe
Step №4. For ends and bends repair, form the steel wrap to the contours of the area to be repaired.
Step №5. Remove the wrap and apply the paste. I am using protective gloves for this.
Step №6. Refit the wrap and tighten the hose clamp.
Step №7. Apply a second coat of paste to the edges of the wrap.
Finish. Leave 12 hours to harden or run the engine slowly for 20-30 minutes.
After paste hardening, retrieve jack and jack stand and start the engine to check that there is no more leak. If you don`t feel any more leak the exhaust pipe is serviceable.