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I have 2011 Toyota Prius and there's same big noise coming

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Hi I have 2011 Toyota Prius and there's same big noise coming from the back of the engine when the car is on P with the engine running when I press the gas pedal the noise isn't that big but is still there someone says the transmission is gone Is that true?the car is only 80k miles and I replace the gear box oil at 60k miles so please let me know I am a taxi driver when the car is broken my kids are starving
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
And the all engine is shaking and same ugly smelling around
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
And this is happening once on every 3 days so not all the time so happens today and then next few days the engine and everything else is working fine is very strange if you want I can send you a sort video to see exactly what is going on thanks
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I was sent you a video I am not sure if you get that thanks
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi I will continue to wait anyway for your answer and please let me know if you get the video which I try to send you that's show exactly what I want to tell you. I don't have any mechanics a round me to trust them all of them are about money sadly but that's the truth. Thanks
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.
Hello the video hasn't come through but this sounds like the exhaust may be leaking ? this will create a loud blowing noise and a lack of powerI'd start by checking all the exhaust joints - where the manifold joins the head and the down pipe joints just before the catylst - the best way to do this is to start the engine from cold and feel around each joint with your bare hands - feeling for exhuast gas blowing over your fingers - you'll have about 30 seconds before it all gets too hot
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