[s-cars] MAF to turbo hose torn
Strangconst at rogers.com
Mon Jul 12 22:36:41 EDT 2004
I had my lower turbo to crossover tube come off.
I was able to drive on the highway home.
Now don't expect any boost at all, cause you ain't getting any.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Pizzimenti" <joe.pizzimenti at gmail.com>
To: "Mike Claire" <mclaire_us at yahoo.com>
Cc: <s-car-list at audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 12:54 PM
Subject: Re: [s-cars] MAF to turbo hose torn
> If the hose is torn, you can limp home, but if it pops off, the MAF
> freaks out and shuts the car off.
> Not fun.
> On Mon, 12 Jul 2004 09:30:33 -0700 (PDT), Mike Claire
> <mclaire_us at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > It's beginning to dawn on me that a turbo hose failure
> > is more than just an inconvenience. I've never owned
> > a turbo car before. I always figured if the turbo
> > system somehow failed that the car would continue to
> > run "normally aspirated". I guess not. If the turbo
> > (or hoses) quit, are you stranded? Can you limp home?
> > Thanks
> > Mike
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