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Old 08-04-2009, 07:54 PM   #1
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Turbo gurgling?

I am in the process of tuning with tom so i really havnt drivin the car hard at all yet. When i started it up today i noticed a gurgling sound coming from the bay somewhere. I reved the engine up to like 1500 rpm's and then let off and everytime i let off i hear the gurgling sound. It sounds like its coming from the turbo. Is it normal for one to sound like that or what do yall think it is? Thanks

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Old 08-07-2009, 07:26 AM   #2
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I've never heard a turbo "gurgle" before.......
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Is there any oil leak? Maybe some air is getting in there some how. Any time I have ever heard gurgling from any of my cars it's coolant. Is it a watercooled turbo? Maybe the coolant is low and burped.
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it doesnt sound what i would call normal. But it doesnt sound all that bad either. Its not water cooled no oil leaks and it only happens after i let off the gas. I dont hear if i rev to like say 4000rpms but if i only rev to 1500 or 2000 it happens. It might do it all the time and i just cant hear it because of the engine reved. I dont think i can get a sound clip of it because its pretty faint but i might and try to do it.
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