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Old 03-27-2012, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Kalil147 View Post
Hey I tried it. Great explanation! I disconnected both tubes and joined them together. But nothing happened. No changes! Does that mean I have a vacuum leak? I found the little waste gate right above the exhaust which opens and closes the exhaust. When I played around with it to manually open the exhaust and it worked. Now the question is, if I have a leak, where can it come from? And would there be a problem if I find a way to bolt the waste gate open permanently?
Stupid question, but is the car running when you go to look at the valve?
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