I have a 01 Chevy Cavalier and was recently lightly backed into by another vehicle on back bumper on muffler side. While heading home noticed a loud thunking sound when apon acceleration, Could this be caused by damage to my muffler???

Asked by May 15, 2016 at 11:19 PM about the Chevrolet Cavalier

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Yes it could and you should inspect the area of the damage to make sure it will not interfere with driving the car, tail lights & break lights come to mind.

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Thank you, the reason i was thinking that is because it never happened until i was hit....

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