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    Exhaust blocked/baffles collapsed

    Anybody got any ideas how to unblock a exhaust think the baffles or something have gone on the gfs car as there's stuff that lookslike hair hanging out?pulled a bit out with my hand I made sure not to touch my face and washed my hands after.any ideas or is it new exhaust section time?.

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    Time for a new one dude, sorry.....

    As you say, the baffles have collapsed and the silencing material is falling out.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Whittaker View Post
    Time for a new one dude, sorry.....

    As you say, the baffles have collapsed and the silencing material is falling out.....
    It's only a 1.0 s reg polo would it do any harm if I pulled all the stuff out ?

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    Just pull it all out ive had it in the past on a golf.ran another 5 months before i replaced it

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    Can't hurt to try - kill or cure it for a time won't it???

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    Just cut it out and put some straight pipe in place?

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    Just pull the wadding out or Just get a new back box. A cheap one for a polo is only 25.

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    We had a cav that this happened to and we just got a wire coat hanger put a hook on one end and pulled the wadding out. But it is very messy as when you rev the engine it will cough up hair balls full of carbon and it will keep coming out for a few miles after. But no probs with car after.

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    Got a brand new one fitted for 40

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