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  1. MKIV GTI
    So I did a boost leak test by pressurizing the system through the intake and found a few minor leaks but as I increased pressure up to around 12psi(this is where my car is capping off) I noticed a large leak coming from the wastegate actuator rod. Is this a common issue? Is it possible to change...
  2. MKV GTI
    whats up guys my mark 5 has had this issue for some time now and i cant find the culprit. in high gear, heavy boost, low rpm.... i get a wooshing/ffttffttfftt sound that sounds like the DV/wastegate possibly opening and closing repeatedly, at EXACTLY 2100 rpm it starts and continues to 2400 rpm...
  3. MKV GTI
    The other day it was raining and the roads were wet, i never beat on my car so i did a little burn out while it was wet. Right after i did it the idle was jumping from 700 to 2000 up and down and wouldnt stop. Also had it had like no boost and check engine light came on. Looked under the hood...
  4. MKV GTI
    First of all: DAMN. Car has no acceleration above 2500RPM in all gears. Idles at 750. No CEL. Only codes pulled were misfires in all four cylinders and a turbo under-boost. Codes were cleared pending their return. The exhaust sounds like its obstructed by something. Around 45MPH if i put my foot...
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