[s-cars] Replaced BPV, but honking remains

CLAG500 at aol.com CLAG500 at aol.com
Mon Jul 5 20:06:46 EDT 2004


The Bosch bypass valve without the brass reinfocing disc in the middle of the 
diaphragm will honk no matter how new it is. Honking doesn't mean the valve 
is bad just that it is the valve without the reinforcement.

Chad Tobin

In a message dated 7/5/2004 1:09:18 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
s-car-list-request at audifans.com writes:

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> Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2004 10:13:56 -0500
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> Subject: [s-cars] Replaced BPV, but honking remains
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> I replaced the bypass valve on my car with the better unit from Bosch.  Even 
> after replacing it, the car still makes the "honking" noise under 
> light-medium loads between three and four thousand rpms.  Any suggestions of what else 
> this noise could be?
> Tim

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