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Old 06-15-2008, 04:40 AM
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need help lost boost

got a 2000 powerstroke i have a small chip and a turbo upgrade. the past few weeks ive been loosing boost and my egt have been getting to high. did a leek check and found nothing wrong with the intake and the turbos fine. really need some help.
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Old 06-15-2008, 08:57 AM
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you are sure your turbo is fine?
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sounds like a boost leak to me. check the up pipes and intercooler boots
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Old 06-15-2008, 01:33 PM
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turbo is a week old and i put 15 psi on the intercooler, pipes, and intake and couldnt find anything
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Old 06-15-2008, 04:11 PM
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exhaust leak? would that cause the same issues?
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Old 06-15-2008, 04:23 PM
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No but if the cat is clogged up, assuming you have one, this would make you lose boost also.
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Old 06-15-2008, 04:44 PM
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2000 = no cat

sounds like an exhaust leak.

Check your uppipes since you just did the turbo. Also, did you put the big O ring on the intake side of the charger?
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Old 06-16-2008, 05:24 PM
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its streight piped and i cant find any carbon at any of the joints between the manifold and the turbo. but what about the ebp sensor the line was stopped up could that do it.
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