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post #1 of 19 Old 02-20-2009, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation *#%@^*! TURBO!!

ok, Everything seemed pretty good after cleaning up the engine & reseating the boots. But, tonight, I went for a short ride & could hear what sounded like a vacuum leak.....and I had NO BOOST AT ALL!!! So, I got to the mechanics shop which was closed & checked my gauge line, it keeps coming out. It was FINE!! Everything 'seems' fine! When I got back in & left, it was normal again!! I'm going to kill it!!!!It only does this crap at nite on icy roads (not really, but it seems that way)
I'm not sure why I was hearing such a OBVIOUS vacuum sound, ANYONE GOT A CLUE???
Wastegate, EBPV or tube??? HELLLLPPPP

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post #2 of 19 Old 02-20-2009, 08:29 PM
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maybe you just sucked a civic through the intake? happens to alot of guys on here


its stuck in your intercooler lol

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post #3 of 19 Old 02-20-2009, 08:30 PM
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its all in your head, or just icy roads!!! LOL, no clue what is wrong, just thought i would poke a little fun at ya! hope you figure it out!!


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ok, thanks, I needed that guys! That made me laugh. Dang it this is ticking me off

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maybe its something with the gauge itself. could have sprung a leak inside there, and is blowing out in the pillar?

just a thought, i could be totally wrong here

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could have blown a boot or something?


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could have blown a boot or something?
Checked & rechecked. But wouldn't it STILL be doing it? It went from zero boost back up to normal & the 'vacuum' sound was gone. Whether it was a vacuum sound or hiss, not sure. Thats why I checked the boots 1st!! after the line
what does it sound like if the wastgate or ? else gets stuck open or closed???

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maybe its something with the gauge itself. could have sprung a leak inside there, and is blowing out in the pillar?

just a thought, i could be totally wrong here
the trans gauge did something odd, it steamed up tonight! THAT WAS WEIRD!

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Where was the sound comming from, under the hood or the passanger compartment?

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You are not right man, but i still think your funny as hell!
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Is the truck cold when it's doing it? Are you sure it's not the EBPV?

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