Jimmiealan

Help on Turbo

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I have not used my 2005 Smart for Two Diesel car due to medical reasons.

I started it up with no problem but when to the store and the Turbo does not cut in

 

What do I do Now??

 

Thanks

 

Jimmie

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Take your Smart to a competent mechanic to get it checked over.

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i suppose checking the turbo would be first step...start taking things apart to see what the problem is

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On 4/20/2017 at 1:06 PM, Jimmiealan said:

I have not used my 2005 Smart for Two Diesel car due to medical reasons.

I started it up with no problem but when to the store and the Turbo does not cut in

 

What do I do Now??

 

Thanks

 

Jimmie

How do you know that your turbo isn't working?

 

Are you in limp mode from a stuck EGR valve or more likely partial limp mode from a stuck wastegate?

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10 hours ago, smartdriver said:

How do you know that your turbo isn't working?

 

Are you in limp mode from a stuck EGR valve or more likely partial limp mode from a stuck wastegate?

 

won't go over 3000rpm, when turbo works then I got my full rpm.

 

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It would be worthwhile getting an OBDII reader to determine the code of the fault.

 

It is highly unlikely that there is anything wrong with your turbo.

 

The most likely suspects are a stuck EGR valve or stuck wastegate or both. I have had both on one of my 2005 Cabriolets.

 

The wastegate can be freed by removing the rear body panels and lubricating the wastegate arm.

 

The EGR valve can be cleaned and/or replaced with an emulator.

 

 

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