The average cost for an exhaust manifold replacement is between $1,117 and $1,320.
Labor costs are estimated between $233 and $295 while parts are priced between $884 and $1025.
Where is the manifold in a car?
Exhaust Manifold. Bolted directly to the engine block, the exhaust manifold is the first section of a vehicle’s exhaust system. It funnels exhaust gases from all the cylinders and routes them to the car’s catalytic converter.
Can I drive with a bad intake manifold?
Generally a really bad intake manifold gasket will make a car run rough at idle and/or cause a service engine light to illuminate. As far as driving the car, as long as you don’t have a fluid leak or the car is not stalling or running rough, it should be fine to drive for a few months.
What are the symptoms of a bad exhaust manifold?
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Exhaust Manifold Gasket
- Excessively noisy engine. One of the first symptoms of a problem with an exhaust manifold gasket is an excessively noisy engine.
- Decrease in power, acceleration, and fuel efficiency. Engine performance issues are another common symptom of a problem with an exhaust manifold gasket.
- Burning smell coming from the engine bay.