Auto | Under the Hood | Exhaust & Emissions

This section can help you keep your exhaust system working properly. Learn how mufflers, catalytic converters and oxygen sensors work.

Featured
How Mufflers Work

Every car out there has a muffler -- it performs the crucial job of turning thousands of explosions per minute into a quiet purr. Mufflers use some cool technology to dim the roar of an engine. Learn the principles that make it work.


How does the oxygen sensor in a car work?

How does the oxygen sensor in a car work?

How does the oxygen sensor in a car work? See more »

What is a catalytic converter and how does it work?

What is a catalytic converter and how does it work? See more »