Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 01:35:46 +0200
From: "Mark Gerritsma" <usenetnopsamtmfweb.nld>
Subject: Re: '01 9-3 TiD question

Jeff Tope <> schreef: >> When I accellerate hard in the three lowest gears I can feel distinct >> changes in the torque delivery. Like the turbo boost gets to high and >> it starts cutting boost and then adding adding it again, after which >> the whole cycle repeats. >> >> In fourth and fifth I can't feel this anymore. Overal performance is, >> as far as I can tell, exactly as it should be. >> >> Is this normal? If not, what may be causing this? >> > I had a similar issue on my 115 TiD 93 late 1999, it occured at > around 3000 rpm as a "flat spot". The cure was a mid service oil > change at about 4500 miles. My opinion is that the oil is getting > thick and the turbo does not spin as fast as it might. Check the air > filter as well. Next service is due in 3500 km so that could be possible, although I have never heard of oil getting thicker. Mark

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