[Vwdiesel] turbo woes. GM

Tony Boucher cdn_borne at hotmail.com
Tue Aug 16 09:23:40 EDT 2005

The vacum is used by the brake booster.

You might also want to check your heating controls. Usually vacum also 
operates the re-direct gates.


Tony Boucher
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>It isn't VW but it is diesel related.  My 94 6.5 td suburban's turbo has
>a vacuum controlled wastegate.  The vacuum pump has just died and my
>mileage and power has fell on its fanny.  Heath diesel has a manual
>wastegate controller for $95.00.  Thinking it is cheaper then buying a
>new vacuum pump, especially since the only thing it runs is the
>wastegate.  After seening how the turbo effects the engine performance
>on the 'burb I really need to get the 1.6 td engine for the Rabbit.
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