Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2003 17:51:08 GMT
From: Paul Halliday <>
Subject: Re: Possible failed wastegate actuator?

in article, Grunff at wrote on 12/10/03 4:26 pm: > Paul Halliday wrote: > >> Has my actuator failed? The car is going into my garage tomorrow, so if this >> kind of behaviour fits with a failed actuator, I can hopefully have them >> replace it. > > Hmm, dunno, doesn't sound like the actuator. Have you tested it? > Disconnect the vac hose which goes to the actuator, and > suck/blow. Anything? Which way? Disconnect from the APC solenoid and suck/blow on the pipe attempting to affect the actuator? What should happen? If air passes then the diaphragm is done? Is there a spring in the stock actuator that could've broken or suddenly gone weak? Questions, questions. Thanks Grunff. Paul

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