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No boost / turbo problem


dlipka

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Hi - I have discovered why I have no boost - a small bolt has gone into the compressor wheel on the LH turbo - no idea how it got there....

There are metal flakes (seems to mainly be aluminium from the turbo housing) throughout the inlet piping - both sides as once the LH turbo stalled, the RH must have been pushing air through it in the opposite direction.

Questions:

- Has anyone else been in this situation?

- How much engine damage is likely to have been done?

- Does anyone have a good LH turbo that they want to sell?

Not a great day!!! :-(

Thanks,

Derek

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There is always some k16 for sale on Ebay. For the engine damage due to metal flakes, there is not much you can do except clean as much as possible the intake plenum to prevent further "possibility" of damage. Good luck with that one, at least you found your problem....

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