Is it safe to drive with a broken exhaust pipe


#1

I have a 1997 Honda Accord and today I noticed a loud noise and it seems as though there is less power being delivered when I press the gas. I spoke to my mechanic who said that my exhaust pipe is probably broken near the engine. I can not get it fixed until tomorrow and I am wondering if it is safe for me and the car to drive it minimally today.


#2

It may be something else. It may not be safe (at least, for the engine) to drive it. Have somebody a little knowledgeable listen to the engine.


#3

Don’t put it off, exhaust gases are deadly. If you must drive open a window of 2 to vent the passenger compartment.