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turbo leak?

Looking to pull together some knowledge on here, I'm almost positive i have a turbo leak. Driving the truck when you just barely are on the petal you can hear air whistling, and it sounds like its almost underneath the dash on the drivers side. Obviously its on the engine side of the firewall, and Im 99% positive its something to do with either the turbo or the piping and not exhaust cause i smell no fumes and there is no soot in the engine bay. I checked all the I/C piping and fittings and didn't find any leaks. I will still build boost pressure but it will really only hit 20 psi, and the hissing gets louder and louder the more psi i build. So i was wondering if anyone had any ideas of what i could check or what could be causing it




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drivers side? tea kettle whistle? Degas bottle cap. that is what mine does, its building up too much pressure and venting.
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no, im not building enough pressure. No where near blow off point. im almost wondering if like the turbo is cracked on the bottom side or something where i cant see it. if you could hear it, its clearly leaking i just can't find it.




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