Golf tdi 1.9 2002 , 296000kms. turbi fitted 8 months ago.
now takes long to pick up speed but on flats is better. not enough power
installing a new turbo on a vehicle can cause increased "turbo lag" in the system as the new turbo is not tuned exactly right, or worn in the same as the engine. If you take your vehicle to a mechanic and ask him to tune your turbo you might find some relief (with many turbos this is possible, but not all). This is a delicate procedure and should be completed by a professional (tuning the turbo for the car includes setting the exact pressure increase in the engine -- especially with a diesel engine, over-pressurizing the system can cause the engine to fire improperly and cause massive damage). A mechanic will also be able to tell you if there is something else wrong with the vehicle (like a clogged fuel filter, weak fuel pump or something similar) that could be causing the problem.
Jun 01, 2011 |
Volkswagen Golf Cars & Trucks