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Date: 14 Dec 2004 02:00:30 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: 99 Turbo update - vroom vroom

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 00:45:09 GMT, James Sweet <> wrote: > > Volvo used a fuel pump overboost cutoff, at least on the 240 and 740 Turbo > models. I've hit it before and it's very abrupt and unhealthy sounding as > you describe this one. The boost was set too high after replacing a turbo, > floored it and WHOOOSH *BANG* WHOOOSH *BANG* it's really amazing how quickly > boost can build up, it's *very* difficult to regulate it with the > accelerator pedal. I'm going to check to make sure the turbo bypass valve actually opens before I wreck something. Too cold out there today to work on it, though. Thanks, Dave

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