Turbo Help -- PLEASE
Sun, 06 May 2001 14:03:58 -0400
First of all thanks to those who responded. I did make it home fine. After
checking the Michelin Man and finding nothing, I checked the other hoses
below the intercooler. The part that connects directly to the IC, below it,
had a crack in it. (PN 035 145 760)
No questions, just wanted to post the results and say thanks, especially to
>From: "Ryan Gemmill" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Turbo Help -- PLEASE
>Date: Sat, 05 May 2001 00:34:38 -0400
>Today on a relatively unspirited drive I think I blew a line to the turbo.
>(Car in question is a 1991 200.) I'm fairly sure it is not an oil line.
>Symptoms: a fairly loud hissing noise at or around 3000 RPM; also I don't
>get much boost: I used to get 1.7 bar but now will only hit 1.4 (while
>hissing like mad.)
>My quesitons are,
>1) I'm currently about 150 miles away from home at school and am supposed
>make that drive tomorrow morning. Is there a problem with making that
>2) I'm guessing it's just a hose... but where should I look first?
>Thanks in advance for any help... I really appreciate it.
>'91 200... <insert witty line about lack of power>
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