I'm beginning to hear a loud muffler-like noise coming from under the hood area of my car; can anyone explain what this might be?

I'm beginning to hear a loud muffler-like noise coming from

under the hood area of my car; can anyone explain what this might be?
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There might be a hole in the muffler pipe that attaches to the engine manifold.


Honesty is the best policy.

There might be the manifold coonnected to the engine is cracked or the joint washer burnt out

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