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what is this? ( on turbo)

so I know its hard to see in this pic but Its too dark to take one now so I circled it but its mounted on the side of the turbo and a red wire connects to it. Well the connection was rusted so the wire just came loose ( noticed it while trying to find an oil leak) the wire is just hanging there now. Im not sure how long it hasnt been making contact.



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i thinkin its for how your waste gate opens and closes not sure whats its called but person befor may have no wanted the wastegate to ever turn on

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i thinkin its for how your waste gate opens and closes not sure whats its called but person befor may have no wanted the wastegate to ever turn on
I dont think it was disconnected on purpose I think it just rusted and fell off.


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ah well then, wouldnt have hurt anything, heck i took mine out haha

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it is the wastegate actuator. it opens and closes the wastegate to bleed off extra boost pressure. a lot of guys will unplug it to gain more boost. i would make sure the red hose is plugged, otherwise you are losing a little boost....

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