Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 22:37:51 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: 9000 Boost Problems, rush of air from nearside (uk car)

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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