The Exhaust Manifold is a part of your vehicle's exhaust system. Its primary function is to collect the exhaust gases from multiple cylinders into one pipe.
Exhaust Manifold. Bolted directly to the engine block, the exhaust manifold is the first section of a vehicle's exhaust system. It funnels exhaust gases from all the cylinders and routes them to the car's catalytic converter. V-type engines have a separate manifold for each cylinder bank.