Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 12:42:39 +0000 (UTC)
From: "Jeff Tope" <>
Subject: Re: '01 9-3 TiD question

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. Jeff "Mark Gerritsma" <usenetnopsamtmfweb.nld> wrote in message > 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? > > Mark > >

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