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Willoughby Exhaust and Emissions Service

Posted April 10, 2022 9:34 AM

Many Willoughby residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Lakeside Certified Auto is really a lot more comprehensive these days.

For example, in the U.S., the federal government required catalytic converters for all cars in 1976 and on-board emission control computers in 1990. OH and federal emissions requirements have forced manufacturers to come up with much more sophisticated ways to comply with environmental laws. This also goes for cars sold in Canada.

So, exhaust service has really become exhaust and emissions service. High-tech computer-controlled emissions devices are now necessary. And because it's so sophisticated, we recommend having your emission system checked out by a qualified technician, like the ones we have at Lakeside Certified Auto, regularly to make sure everything's working right – which is usually every six months or 6,000 miles/10,000 kilometers.

If your 'check engine light' comes on while you are driving around the Willoughby area, especially if it's flashing, then you need to bring your car into Lakeside Certified Auto ASAP. Chances are it's an emission related problem. Signs of exhaust or emissions trouble include difficulty starting, engine noise or smoke.

We hope this hasn't been too 'exhausting' of a discussion. Remember that a properly functioning exhaust system is for OH’s health and safety. Talk with your friendly and knowledgeable service advisor at Lakeside Certified Auto in Willoughby if you think you might need your exhaust system checked. A quick look can sure save a lot of pain down the road.

Lakeside Certified Auto
38525 Lakeshore Blvd
Willoughby, OH 44094
(440) 946-0076
http://www.lakesidecertifiedauto.com



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    , 10/23/2022

    These guys are fast, friendly, and reasonably priced. They do really good work, so expect to book an appointment out a week or two, but they will definitely take care of you and your car!

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    , 10/19/2022

    Good service good prices

  • , 10/14/2022

    Brought my car here because I suspected that another shop was taking me "for a ride". Everything that they told me made perfect sense. I paid $15!!! I did order tires from them too....those will be put on and paid for next week.

  • , 10/06/2022

    Trust worthy mechanic, I would recommend, reasonable pricing too.

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    , 08/11/2022

    Absolutely the best place for car repairs and most reasonable price. Super terrific mechanics and fast. Brought my car in to see what was wrong with all the noise it was making. They found the problem, called and had it in and out in two and a half hours. Did not try to push or sell me on what was not necessary and very honest. Can't sing their praises enough. They have a new customer.

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