Problem....Turbo Sticking? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Please Visit our Site Sponsors is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-08-2011, 05:49 AM
Premium Member

Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: IA
Posts: 1,316
Thanks: 1
Thanked 22 Times in 20 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Problem....Turbo Sticking?

The truck is in the Wisconsin/Iowa area and the temp. here has been in the teens accept for some mornings its in the negatives. I noticed this last week, but when starting out theres no boost. After awhile the turbo comes in and it builds fine. But it takes longer than it did when it was on the stock tune. I just got the SRL from matt, and a day later i noticed it. The truck is straight piped and when its idling i used to be able to hear the turbo whistle but now it just sounds like a deep v8 gas engine.
Also, last thursday i was getting on the highway and i got on it, got up to 65 and i looked at the boost gauge 0. After about 30 secs i heard a whistle and the boost jumped to 12psi. and i could feel the truck kinda take off.
Also, the last 2 weeks i had the truck(has been with my parents for long trips) i've noticed a rattling coming from under the hood. I checked all the exhaust brackets and the clamp on the downpipe after the turbo. They were all tight.

Truck is my DD, so i need this problem fixed asap.

Thanks in advance,
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 02-09-2011, 04:33 AM
Compression Ignition Addict

Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Cresson, Texas
Posts: 222
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
This is interesting. The same thing happened to my truck yesterday, weird. I did a normal warm up while fiddling with the degas tank on the truck. Took it out on the road and throttled down and only got about 10-12 psi boost. Went back home and shut it off and checked all the boots for leaks visually and ensured they were intact. Verified all plugs were good at the turbo and inlet boot, then fired it back up drove it again. I hit over 30 psi from a rolling full throttle. I'm thinking glitch in ficm on initial start up as it did not do it on second start... Oh yeah, I'm running Innovative "extreme street". Also, a few months ago I removed and cleaned the Unison Ring and Variable Veins on my Turbo and it became very responsive to throttle application. I am certain it is not the Turbo sticking on my truck.

Last edited by deucer; 02-09-2011 at 04:36 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
What state or province do you live in?
Security Question
*Required, this field is not shown to others. Enter the last two characters of the word "Powerstroke"
Security Question #2
*Required, this field is not shown to others. "While balancing on a piece of wood, two inches by four inches known as a 2x4, john and his friend sally both spotted a dalmatian inside a truck with sirens, headed to put out a fire. State the animal mentioned in the sentence above."
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:38 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.