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Old 11-25-2011, 05:58 PM
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Wastegate and or Turbo Surge?

I am having a few problems. I just installed a BTS trans and a TS chip. I do not seem to be getting the boost that I should. Im only getting like 14 psi at wot. The truck has sat for a few months while I waited on parts, i dont know if that would do anything or not. I know that when I bought it a little over a year ago it would make 23psi with an Edge evo on it. For the last 6 months I drove it pretty easy because I knew the trans was going out so im not sure how long ive been having these issues. Also on the interstate today at wot I was getting a ch ch ch noise in rapid succession. I just found an up pipe leak today on the passenger side that I will fix tomorrow hopefully. Any ideas?
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I would start off by doing a pressurizing the intake and doing a leak check, likely a boot is loose or bad. Could also be a clogged intake, bad turbo or a fueling issue but start off small and fix the leak you already know about.
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Yea my plan is to fix the leak first and see what happens. Just hoping that its not turbo related. I just spent over 5k in trans chip and cooler, im all tapped out at the moment lol.
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