Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2002 16:41:39 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: Problem with my turbo-meter on my SAAB 900 T8 '95


Dan Nilsson wrote: > Hello! > > I have a slight problem with my turbo-meter. It refuses to go over this > position: > > http://www.oktv.se/hemsida/dan.nilsson/turbo2.jpg > > When you start the car the needle lowers and varies between the bottom > position and the default value in the picture above. But it never crosses > and goes into the orange or red area, no matter how much I accelerate. The > turbo seems to work nicely otherwise, so it seems like it's the measuring > part that is malfunctioning. > > Do you have any tips on what I should check so that I can get it working > again? If you're sure the turbo is running fine, then the gauge may be dead. To check, buy/borrow a pressure gauge that goes up to 30psi, hook it up with the gauge inside the car, and test drive it. But my guess is that you have an air leak - possibly the hose that goes from the manifold, through the firewall and to your gauge. Check that first. -- Grunff

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