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Old 02-24-2012, 02:30 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by golden_boy

Yesterday when I was driving home from work I smelled some burning and I seemed to have lost boost (from my gauge). I pulled over and sure enough my turbo/heat shield was smoking because the turbo was so hot. I let it cool down then limped back to my house staying off boost.

I could hear the coolant boiling in the top line so I figured I maybe had a blockage so fluid could not flow. This morning I checked the coolant lines and topped off the coolant but there did not seem to be any problems there. I drove real slow to work staying off boost today but it did not seem to heat up as much as yesterday. Maybe it was blocked and when I took of the lines to check them it freed it up.
Dude mine does that randomly too. Like when I start my can and leave it sitting for 5 or so mins.

But yester say was by far the worst and I completely understand by the tubes were boiling.
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