Originally Posted by quiksilver m3
WTF this is like very bad considering that so far we are only talking about a large number just in the general S.D. area. Imagine what it will be like when others start chiming in all over the US.
I imagine that the reason this issue isn't more widely reported is that mechanics are simply not inspecting exhaust hubs for damage
. On the other hand, the OP is doing this inspection anytime the valve cover is removed.
It's scary to speculate how many broken exhaust hubs there must be out there!