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Old 12-05-2019, 02:36 PM   #10
ThinWRX
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Join Date: Sep 2014
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: MO
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2008 WRX
Satin White Pearl

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Originally Posted by WolfPk View Post
hey guys i figured out the issue, somehow the turbo inlet was damaged and there was a significant vacuum leak. i wasn't aware that vacuum leaks could lead to misfires, but this seems like it was my issue, i wasn't able to tell until i got it to idle long enough that i could go under the hood and listen, heard a lot of air running in a spot it shouldn't have been so i sprayed some carb cleaner and the idle changed consistently.
I had that happen when I swapped to a vf52. I was doing a quick pull and heard a pop then a check engine light popped up. I limped the car home and knew it was going to be a torn inlet.
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