It is never pleasing to hear a sound you don’t know about, and which results from your car. Thus, what if you spot an exhaust noise that continues on your Ford Fusion? It is highly possible that this is a minor problem, however, before being sure, it is better to conduct some checks. Our team has made this to support you fix it. First, we will look at the possible causes if you have a muffled exhaust sound on your Ford Fusion and second, if you have a metallic rattling noise on your Ford Fusion.exhaust-noise-ford-fusion

Muffled exhaust noise Ford Fusion

Exhaust pipe with holes Ford Fusion

Having a muffled sound from its exhaust is not insignificant and can end up in over-consumption, or a malfunction of the car engine, which could finally become dirty, for example. If you have an exhaust noise on your Ford Fusion, it is plausible that it is due to a hole in the exhaust pipe, this is the most typical cause. In order to confirm this, position someone under the running motor vehicle and accelerate to help them identify the source of the hole. Once located, if it is not too large you can cold seal it with specific metallic mastic type legs. Otherwise, the section will have to be changed.

Element dislocated exhaust pipe Ford Fusion

The other possibility of being suffering from a muffled exhaust noise on Ford Fusion is to have a part of the exhaust system that has dislocated caused by vibrations for example. In fact some junctions of the different parts of the pot can loosen with time and induce an exhaust gas leak in places not intended for this purpose. These fumes will then generate a loud noise. Same technique as above, we go under the Ford Fusion to identify the problem location, and tighten or replace the bolts. If you hear a muffled sound but after checking it doesn’t seem to come from the pot itself, consider taking a look at this article which gives solutions gives solutions about rear end noises on Ford Fusion.

Metal rattling exhaust sound Ford Fusion

Damaged exhaust muffler noise Ford Fusion

If, on the other hand, you are exposed to an exhaust sound that is more of a metallic type, it is plausible that one or more parts of your exhaust may be weakened. Indeed, it is conceivable that either your baffles, the catalyst or the silencer are the induce of this noise. To be certain, go under your Ford Fusion, cold, and tap each of the previously stated parts with a hammer to identify the origin of the noise. You should move things between things in the problematic part, if they are baffles, you can try to push the section a little bit to try to block them and thus limit their movements. If it is a out of date catalyst, it will be necessary to consider changing it, as well as the silencer. In this case, to stop the exhaust noise on your Ford Fusion, you will either have to find a used one and do it yourself, or go to your technician.

Metal rattling exhaust noise Ford Fusion : Silentblock, loose pot

Finally, a metallic exhaust noise on your Ford Fusion may be related to a poor attachment of your exhaust to your vehicle. In fact, after some time, vibrations, the pot fasteners on the vehicle chassis can come off. In this case, you need to check, when cold, that the pot holds well, to try to get it to move in different directions and watch how it reacts. Backwards there should be some play and be able to move but not too much. The closer you get to the engine motor, the more fixed it should be. Visually check the fasteners for which you have doubts. Finally, it is possible that a silentbloc may have died . In this case it will have to be changed.