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Old 01-13-2005, 03:59 PM   #1
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turbo problem

ok its not mine and its not on a focus...its on a old 80's sunbird convert....but ne way he is having problems if he doesnt warm up the car enough the car stalls and he has been having alot of turbo lag...which he didnt have before. He thinks it might be the thermometer. but is not sure and hes not a car guy either. So if ne one can give some advice or ideaas of what the problem is it would be great. thanks


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Old 01-14-2005, 11:48 AM   #2
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wow 34 views and no response........
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Old 01-14-2005, 11:52 AM   #3
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hmm well maybe cuz this is a FOCUS website and your friend has a SUNBIRD.....hint hint
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How many miles.. does it have a coil pack? maybe a problem with the ECU? Plug wires, fuel pump... what?

Turbo lag could be do to a bad waste gate.. as well as MANY other things.




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Old 01-15-2005, 01:44 AM   #5
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hmm well maybe cuz this is a FOCUS website and your friend has a SUNBIRD.....hint hint
well um this is a turbo section and a turbo is a turbo no matter if its on a focus or not so people should still be able to help if they know things about turbos...hint hint.......thanks rory
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Has peak boost changed? Is the car really lagging or is it a power loss that could be something besides the turbo?
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