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Turbocharger boost control solenoid replacement

How to get your Turbocharger boost control solenoid repaired

The easiest way to get your turbocharger replaced is to book it in with a fantastic mechanic on AutoGuru, we take all the hard work out of it and make the whole process as easy as possible.

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What causes a Turbocharger boost control solenoid to not work?

There are generally 3 ways a boost control solenoid can fail, it can be an electrical fault (fuse,connector etc) a vacuum fault (leaking hose etc)  or an internal fault.

A boost control solenoid controls the amount of boost pressure by “bleeding off”  a measured amount of air to reduce the pressure in the hose that feeds the wastegate to allow for better boost control

How to tell if you need your turbocharger boost control solenoid needs to be repaired

There common reasons your boost control solenoid needs to be reapired

  • Loss of boost pressure on acceleration
  • Oscillating turbo boost pressure
  • Poor fuel economy

 

Turbocharger boost control solenoid replacement

Is it important to get the turbocharger boost control solenoid repaired?

If your boost control solenoid fails it could cause internal turbo or engine failure so get in to be checked out as soon as you notice any issues

How is the turbocharger boost control solenoid repaired?

Generally the boost control solenoid will need to be replaced if the issue is internal however if it is an electrical or hose issue then they can usually be repaired fairly easily and inexpensively 

 

Tips to remember

Some tips to help if you think there might be an issue

  • Always get it checked out as soon as you think you might have an issue
  • A faulty boost control solenoid can cause bigger issues
  • A faulty boost solenoid could cause an engine light to come