POWER SYSTEM OPERATION (Contd)
Exhaust System Operation.
The exhaust system directs exhaust gases away from the vehicle for all models covered in this manual.
Major components of the exhaust system are:
EXHAUST STACK - Directs exhaust from muffler away from vehicle.
EXHAUST MANIFOLD - Collects exhaust from cylinder head ports and directs it to front exhaust pipe.
FRONT EXHAUST PIPE - Directs exhaust to rear exhaust pipe.
FLEX PIPE - Part of rear exhaust pipe and allows flexibility for vibration and expansion in system.
REAR EXHAUST PIPE - Directs exhaust to muffler.
MUFFLER - Quiets exhaust noises.
MUFFLER SHIELD - Protects personnel from muffler heat.