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Old 07-11-2010, 11:54 PM
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Hey, I never said it was widely done, only that it's supposed to be!
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I know I'm probably breaking a rule but I have a F-350 that is running a 7.3 and I have the exact same problem. I have checked all the turbo components and it seems like there is a hole in a gasket type thing near the radiator. Would this cause a loss of boost and make the motor sluggish? I can hardly get it to 35 mpg without stepping on it.
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If you have a leak on the pressurized size, it certainly would result in a loss of power.
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MPH* lol i wish I could get 35 mpg..that would be awesome. I'll take it in and get some recall work done and have them check it out. Thanks
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Ya I know when I was skimming over the owners manual for my truck when I first got it, it says to let it run for a little bit after driving


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One of the most important things with a turbo vehicle is when coming off the road from a sustained speed "just don't shut it down" . You need to let it idle for several minutes . It helps to slow down the turbo and give it a cool down period . For those who just like to get out of their car , theres turbo timers that you can install . It lets the vehicle continue to idle for a pre-determined amount of time after you have exited the vehicle . I kept that in mind when I owned a turbo car and got 200,000 miles out of the original turbo before I scrapped the car .
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