Alma Location
1210 East Superior St.,
Alma, MI 48801
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mt. Pleasant Location
120 South Fancher St.,
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ATS Fleet Service - Mt. Pleasant
1011 Industrial Drive,
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ATS Fleet Service - Gaylord
1180 Milbocker Rd.,
Gaylord, MI 49735
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ATS Fleet Service - Saginaw
3733 Wolf Rd.,
Saginaw, MI 48601
Mon - Sat: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Monthly Archives: January 2022

How Long Are Mufflers Supposed to Last?

How Long Are Mufflers Supposed to Last?

Mufflers are an essential component of your vehicle's exhaust system, and they serve the primary purpose of keeping your drives quiet. There's no doubt that your engine can be noisy, as it has to combust air and gas to power your vehicle. The muffler dampens the noise that comes from the motor as it makes its way out of your pipes. Mufflers also direct exhaust gases out into the air in a safe manner. Like any other vehicle part, mufflers need replacement eventually. Usually, mufflers are constructed to last for a very long time: anywhere within five to seven years. Sometimes, rust and other external circumstances can cause damages to your muffler sooner. If there is a problem with your vehicle's muffler, one of the first of many symptoms you will experience are loud noises.  Common Signs Of a Damaged Muffler Engine misfiring Lower gas mileage Excess noise (roaring sounds) You see an intense amount of exhaust fumes You smell a distinct burnt smell from your exhaus ... read more

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