limited to 9 psi

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limited to 9 psi

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well now my subie will only boost to 9 psi. had a boost leak test today and they found no leaks then they put it in drive and held the brakes to make a load and they said its hissing at the actuator. so if it's truely bad would this work.

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Which turbo do you have installed on your car? What are you using to control boost?
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Re: limited to 9 psi

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How much boost were you making before your problems occur.
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i was at 12 psi and i have a jdm tdo4. it still drives fine just cant get past 9lbs of boost. he said this morning to get a re enforced coupler between the in and throttle body
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Do you have any codes stored in the ECU?

Are you using the stock boost control, manual boost controller, or aftermarket electronic boost controller?
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no codes and a grimmspeed mbc. it just happened suddenly. the coupler thats there now balloons out under boost so they say
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Which coupler?

If it's ballooning under boost, it may also be leaking under boost.
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inbetween the tmic and the throttle body. i changed that to day and still only 9 psi and slowly drops the longer i hold the throttle. i'm also getting the wastegate fllutter noise when i power brake. going to try to adjust the actuator arm tomorrow. then going to replace the waste gate actuator its self if the adjustment doesnt help
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i adjusted the actuator rod and the power came back. but should i get a new actuator just to be safe?
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How much did you adjust it? Was it loose before?
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i turned it like 7 turns. and it was fine when it was first installed
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I'd probably wait and see if that fixes things or if you need to turn it again sometime in the future.
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Re: limited to 9 psi

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its holding 12 psi now so i'll wait
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