Whining noise under boost

Shayne thequattroking at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 13 20:01:59 EST 2002

Congrats!!  Although unlikely, check that your air cleaner box is tightly
sealed.  I had this happen once.

Shayne P.

Enough Audis to give plenty of headaches.

Parting:  1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5

> My newly-acquired '90 200TQ20v (Europe) have a strange noise under
> boost. It sounds just like an air leak, but the pitch it much lower
> than the usual turbo whine. Could it be the bypass valve leaking? I
> can hear the valve working (a "dumping" sound) when I go off the gas
> pedal under boost. The dash gauge only reads 1.4, so I guess I have to
> check out a few things..
> --
> Regards,
> ES

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