Date: Sun, 03 Apr 2005 04:01:34 +0100
From: Pooh Bear <>
Subject: Re: 9000 turbo - no power

Per Laursen wrote: > Malt_Hound wrote: > > > If the waste gate actuator was disconnected it would never open and you > > would develop too much boost. This would be seen as lots of pep until > > it hits an over boost state and the ECU then shuts down the fuel > > injection and ignition. > > > > Are you sure about this? I thought the wastegate was left _open_ when the > actuator was disconnected (i.e., all the precious engine fumes bypass the > turbo). > > My '95 9K LPT experienced exactly this (felt 'ordinarily aspired' and lacked > power). Looking first here in the NG and then under the turbo conformed the > diagnosis: locking pin gone, rod disconnected. I have a 9k 2.0 lpt that feels that way too. Also it won't rev much above 5000 ( depending on gear ) - did you have similar symptoms ? Graham

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