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Old 12-Feb-2006, 02:55 AM
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Question Emission Test Question

Hi,

I recently found out that my 97 Civic EX has a Exhaust Manifold leak.

I need to get an emmision test and am worried that this leak will effect the result.
Will it affect the results?

And can any one give me any short term solutions?

Was hoping to wait till I could get a y8 header to replace...

Thnxs in advance
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Old 12-Feb-2006, 07:10 AM
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depends how bad the leak is...some people may not even do the drive clean if there is a leak...
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Just take it there.

If it isnt obnoxiously loud, they dont care.
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Did u check the gasket??
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Thnxs for the replies.

szuberi, would the gasket make noise if it was leaking?

I'm gonna open it up tomorrow (thurs) and check out what I can see....
Its weird though, when accelerating, my car sounds like its burppin or something...

Just don't want to pay the 1200 Honda quoted me for a new one if it is a problem
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