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    Thumbs down Hisss, phissshhh, sssssss

    That's what sort of noise my Vectra started making today as I was going along. The noise was only there when accelerating though and the torque was nowhere to be seen. OH NO, I though; it must be a blown turbo hose, I've had one of these on the 2.0 DTI but not my brand new baby, surely!

    So I pulled in and got the misses in the hot seat, then popped the bonnet and was about to say give it some revs! When I noticed that the hose going onto the inlet manifold had blown clean off!!!! What the hell's that all about? I haven't touched it since I've had the car so it must have been miss fitted.

    Anyway, I stuck it on properly and off I went again!

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    thats unlike you not to have a fiddle under the bonnet nutron

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    excessive boost pressures perhaps lol

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    It's only running a tuning box, no remap or tampering with the boost.

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    bloooooooooooody hell, lucky you know what your doing mate........
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    I thought by the title you'd fitted one of them dump valve things lol

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    Thats not good, you've only had it 2 minutes and broke it already.

    Did you use the standard clamp or replace it with a hozelock fitting

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    The standard one was fine and it it hooked through the rubber so I just refitted it tight.

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    The same thing happened on my B f/l 2.0DTI and nearly caused an accident which could have killed me all due to VX not spending an extra 2p on a better clamp. Driving along normally and when the pipe came off it was like i'd done an emergency stop

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    Fortunately, mine had come slipped off a little at a time before is came free. So I noticed the noise and the associated loss of power before I tried to pull out into fast moving traffic!

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