Purpose of Exhaust Manifold?

Answer In an internal combustion engine, the exhaust manifold collects the products of combustion (exhaust gases) from two or more cylinders and conducts these to a single exhaust pipe.

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Intake Manifold Vs. Exhaust Manifold?

Engines require a lot of airflow in order to work efficiently. An engine's manifolds, both intake and exhaust, work to transfer air within the engine to increase its performance.

How to Fix the Exhaust Manifold?

When an engine's spark plug ignites the air/fuel mixture within the cylinder, the mixture explodes and pushes the piston downward. Once the engine reaches its lowest point within the cylinder, the ... Read More »

How to Change the Exhaust Manifold on an 04 F-150?

The exhaust manifolds on a 2004 Ford F-150 give the engine gasses a path to exit the engine through the exhaust. These manifolds are made of cast iron, and if subjected to rapid heating and cooling... Read More »

How to Fix an 89 302 Exhaust Manifold Gasket?

The 1989 Ford 302 V-8 engine was fitted with a pair of one-piece exhaust manifold gaskets. The gaskets are designed to seal the gap that exists between the mounting surface of the manifold and the ... Read More »