View Full Version : turbo and boost

10-07-2004, 01:11 PM
I have a 97 1.8t with 140000 miles. It has an APR chip, 710n valve, new vaccum hoses, just had the tb changer 15000 miles ago and a recent tune up. My car seems to lose a lot of boost after second gear. It picks up fine in first and second and seems to lose boost until I hit 5000 rpms. When I down shift into second from third it has a lot of boost. what could be the problem? Thanks, ADAM

10-07-2004, 01:12 PM
..you have a boost gauge?

10-07-2004, 01:16 PM
You need to VAG that thing.

10-07-2004, 01:24 PM
No I don't have boost gauge and I vag it over the weekend and there was no codes.

10-07-2004, 01:28 PM
..so you're just assuming its losing boost?

10-07-2004, 01:31 PM
You can totally feel it when changing gears.

10-07-2004, 01:40 PM
If it feels like it is skipping or power surging check the top of your diverter valve. If the plug comes off it will feel weird.