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Old 04 Jan 2007, 08:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Getting my BOOST Back....

Hello,can anyone suggest any ideas of getting my boost back? As its only reaching 0.5bar and the needle sticks,been arsing about with everything to try and sort it,but to no result..
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Old 05 Jan 2007, 04:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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does it ever go above that? if you change gear?

mine occasionaly holds 0.5 bar when i hoof it in lower gears, not sure what causes is and is only an occasional thing. might be a sensor issue
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naw,even when im in top gear and pushing 7k revs it just stays there,but last night i did the reset by disconnecting the neg terminal,and i got super-boost back,but then it started sticking at 0.5bar again..BAH
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naw,even when im in top gear and pushing 7k revs it just stays there,but last night i did the reset by disconnecting the neg terminal,and i got super-boost back,but then it started sticking at 0.5bar again..BAH

think you need to get a diagnostic on it and see if it kicks up any codes
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dump valve leaking???

do you have a vta fitted?
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think you need to get a diagnostic on it and see if it kicks up any codes
Got codes,they read as a maf sensor problem,but i replaced the maf and it didn' tmake any difference,so I've 2 airflow meters now.
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dump valve leaking???

do you have a vta fitted?
I have a forged noisy atmos one fitted.
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could be leaking, put the standard one back on & see what happens
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Are the pipes on correct way round to the solinoid...

Is the solinoid & pipework clear of oil contamination
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cheers,will try all the suggestions.
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