Quick Answer: Why Did My Exhaust Get Louder?

Why is my car so loud when I accelerate?

Belt noise can mean the belt is worn or loose.

A leak anywhere in this system makes a rather distinct rumbling noise.

This noise is more noticeable on acceleration because the engine is working harder, making the noise louder.

With an exhaust leak, the muffling of the noise is cut short, making the noise louder..

Will tips make exhaust louder?

Tip size actually has very little to do with sound, unless you go to a much larger or smaller diameter. Smaller diameter pipe will restrict the engine, slowing the exhaust stream and decreasing engine noise, and a larger diameter tip will make the engine louder only if the original tip was a restriction.

Does a Flowmaster get louder over time?

Shouldn’t change. Flowmasters are chambered and have no insulation (like Magnapacks) that can break down and cause it to become louder.

Do cars get louder with age?

Most new cars have sound deadening in the engine bay, usually older cars are pretty open under the hood. Older cars have solid lifters and no roller valve train making things a lot louder. Also catalytic converters and newer technology in mufflers quite things down a bunch.

Will exhaust get louder over time?

Long story short, aftermarket exhausts that equip mufflers with fiberglass packing will get louder over time – this is known as “muffler break-in”. … With time, these glasspacks can wear out and get broken – reducing the muffling and making the exhaust sound louder.