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    Hi
    About a year ago I had a new turbo fitted. The old one broke up and caused an almost total loss of oil.

    My car is a 2.2DTi, 04 registration.

    Last night I noticed that every time the revs. get to 2000 a high velocity noise similar to a high wind comes from under the bonnet. It is quite loud and can be heard with the windows open or shut. Performance doesn't seem to be affected.

    What do you think, could it be the turbo again?

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    Could be a split turbo hose? Are you getting any spanner light when accelerating under load?

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    Hi Duncan
    Thanks for replying.

    I have checked the hoses for splits and loose connections and all looks o/k.

    Also no warning lights.

    Any other suggestions that may help will be welcome.

    Thanks

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    I would go with what duncan has said, strange that theres no loss of power tho

    My other car. 1972 1641cc slammed beetle. On the road finally!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gibbon7000 View Post
    I would go with what duncan has said, strange that theres no loss of power tho

    same here, i would put my money on a split boost pipe, ......can you get someone to rev her up while you investigate???

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    Hi

    Have found the problem.

    You were all spot on with your diagnosice. The bottom turbo hose had a small split in it.
    Couldn't see it until I removed the hose. All working fine now. Thanks for your replies.

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