Originally Posted by ravinhuxley
Has anyone ever heard of using one of those bee smokers to find exhaust leaks? The thought occured to me about halfway home in my exhaust-induced haze.
It seems that you could place the smoker blowing into your exhaust and pump the exhaust line full of smoke. The reason I think it may not work would be not enough pressure to push smoke through small leaks.
Anyway, anyone have any feedback about this, why it may or may not work?
I checked Ebay, and you can find those smokers for $15. I would pay that if it would lead me right to my leaks.
I don't know what all you have tried but the easiest way to find an exhaust leak is to get a buddy and do the following.
1 Start the jeep and leave it idling.
2 Have someone plug the exhaust pipe with a rag and press hard enough to stop the exhaust from coming out.
3 The other person should listen for whistling sounds coming out of the pipes. It should be pretty loud.
This way you don't have to get the smoker. Just a thought. HTH
Sorry if I mispelled anything. I had Lasik this morning and can't see too great yet.
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