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2017 MDX soot/rust on chrome exhaust

Old 12-30-2018, 05:00 PM
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2017 MDX soot/rust on chrome exhaust

Hello All,
I am considering buying a pre-owned 2017 MDX with 15k miles. I noticed rust/soot on one of the exhaust tips.
Sales rep who was helping me tried to clean if off with a rag, but it did not help much.
​​​​​​Is this a common/known problem with MDX? Could this indicate any issues with engine causing excess heat and smoke?
I am having second thoughts about proceeding with purchase because of this? Appreciate any feedback and suggestions.
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Old 12-31-2018, 05:26 AM
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Normal if not excessive. Use flitz, it takes it right off.
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Old 12-31-2018, 08:03 AM
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My ‘17 has it. Seems normal with others I’ve see as well. My wife’s 12 TL tips have it as well, just not as visible as the MDX. Go for it!
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I have a 17’ w 30k miles and i do have “soot” visible on both tips. Havnt noticed any issue w it burning oi
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