[Biturbos4] All causes to turbo failures known?
keman at interwolf.net
Wed May 5 15:26:21 EDT 2004
Mostly what you'll see with a boost leak that's big enough to hurt the turbo
is a slower response time with regards to that isn't always as apparent in
the seat of your pants as it is at the gauge. In my case I tie into the
divertor valve signal line... when there's crap for vacuum at idle (because
it's all leaking past), I know a divertor valve is toast...
> Keman - regarding your #2 point below (getting boost gauge to monitor
> boost). Are you suggesting that an overboost/overspin situation would be
> apparent by seeing boost spikes? What if there's a boost leak? Won't the
> turbos overspin in that scenerio but still show normal (or even reduced)
> boost? If so, I don't know if the gauge will help.
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