[200q20v] Re: [s-cars] Whooshing noise- need help
ikessel at amexol.net
Fri Aug 24 11:55:03 EDT 2001
On Thu, 23 Aug 2001 22:07:16 -0400 "TM" wrote:
> My car developed a "whooshing" sound that sounds an awful lot like
> a big, relatively quiet vacuum cleaner and correspondingly, I can't
> develop much boost.
Just installed a new chip, eh? :-)
You have a blown turbo hose.
The only reason why your car is not stalling is because the '91 200 is a
hotwire Motronic. My '89 200 with the mechanical CIS was not so merciful.
I once barely made it home from a Q Club on the stock hose wrapped in
> Looks like I'll find out how much these hoses are from the dealership
> and if it's astronomical, I'll get the Samco hoses from Euro-Car, if they
> in stock.
Get a Samco regardless. Don't even bother with the OEM rubber junk. BTW,
the price is almost the same.
two turbo quattros
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