MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949
257.707 Muffler, engine, power mechanism, and exhaust system; requirements; prohibitions.
(1) A motor vehicle, including a motorcycle or moped, shall at all times be equipped with a muffler in good working order and in constant operation to prevent excessive or unusual noise and annoying smoke. A person shall not remove, destroy, or damage any of the baffles contained in the muffler, nor shall a person use a muffler cutout, bypass, or similar device upon a motorcycle or moped on a highway or street.
(2) The engine and power mechanism of a motor vehicle shall be so equipped and adjusted as to prevent the escape of excessive fumes or smoke.
(3) A motor vehicle shall at all times be equipped with a properly operating exhaust system which shall include a tailpipe and resonator on a vehicle where the original design included a tailpipe and resonator.
History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949
Am. 1969, Act 134, Imd. Eff. June 1, 1970
Am. 1976, Act 44, Imd. Eff. Mar. 17, 1976
Am. 1976, Act 439, Imd. Eff. Jan. 13, 1977
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