Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 21:45:50 GMT
From: "Al" <alistairdorenospamo.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 Boost Problems, rush of air from nearside (uk car)


Grunff cheers, super quick response! It's nice to know I'm on the right track, all I need to do is figure out where it's coming from.... Hope this doesn't cost too much, as the good lady was none too impressed when I needed two new tyres last week! She regards my latest SAAB as a big boys toy ;-) Regards Al "Grunff" <grunffnospam.com> wrote in message news:2oi09mFb1rt8U1nospamberlin.de... > Al wrote: > > My 9000 CSE 2.3 Full Pressure Turbo is giving me grief. ( a-bloody-gain!) > > > > When I hit the accelerator there is a rush of air from somewhere on the > > nearside of the engine bay. It only does this under load, I cant reproduce > > with the car standing. > > > > Needless to say the acceleration is down, although not dreadful. > > > > Can someone give me a clue as to what might be happening. > > > Yes, air is leaking out of your air plumbing. > > > > My mechanical knowledge is somewhat limited, I guess the boosted air from > > the turbo is being lost to a greater or lesser extent before it gets to the > > engine. > > Bingo! > > > > Boost guage doesn't seem to be going as high as it did, but may be > > wrong. > > Makes perfect sense. > > > -- > Grunff

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