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This is a discussion on Possible boost leak, 2014WRX within the Engine Modifications forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Originally Posted by WREX8 hey guys, i believe that i have a TB leak, but i am not sure. when ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WREX8 View Post
    hey guys, i believe that i have a TB leak, but i am not sure. when ever i go past 3k rpm in 2-5 theres this farting noise coming from the front left of the car. like a high pressured fart sound. lol what do you guys think that the issue could be?
    Definitely from your throttle body hose just happened to me
    Pull it off and I bet it will look something similar to that get it fixed ASAP! A boost leak will kill your mpg!


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    did you do it yourself? my car only has 2500 miles on it so i was thinking about just bringing in into subaru and having them fix it? isnt it covered or something?

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    Definitely from your throttle body hose just happened to me
    Pull it off and I bet it will look something similar to that get it fixed ASAP! A boost leak will kill your mpg!


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    I'm not a fan of my local dealership so I just replaced it with the mishimoto hose because the stock hose is known for problems but I'm sure they would replace it for you unless they claim your modifications caused it


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    was it an easy fix? taking of the TMIC and the BOV

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    Its an easy fix. Ive done it to mine a few times now. take off BOV and remove the recirculation hose (make sure not to loose the gasket). Take off the bolt to the metal support bracket. take off the bolts to the turbo and it should slide right off. You may want to have some silicone lubricant to spray on the rubber parts to make it slide easier. Also may want a long set of screwdrivers and a flash light. When bolting the IC to the turbo be careful not to cross thread and to not over tighten. If you dont mix up the bolts you can tighten till the paint marks line up.
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    sweet, thanks guys. calmed me down a bit haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ampliified View Post
    Definitely from your throttle body hose just happened to me
    Pull it off and I bet it will look something similar to that get it fixed ASAP! A boost leak will kill your mpg!


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    Daaamn, was this after the meet? Where did you get the new hose? RSD is out of stock with these and Mishimoto website is $90 vs. $54 on RSD. hmmmm
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    Quote Originally Posted by WREX8 View Post
    sweet, thanks guys. calmed me down a bit haha


    here you go man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsantos1082 View Post
    Daaamn, was this after the meet? Where did you get the new hose? RSD is out of stock with these and Mishimoto website is $90 vs. $54 on RSD. hmmmm
    It took atleast 3 weeks to ship because it was out of stock but yeah this was after the meet which was killing my gas mileage


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    Hmm I think those shots had something to do with it 😉😁 lol jk. I have to replace mine its not as bad as yours.

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    the part from subaru is backordered... probably cause this is such a common problem i guess! why dont they just recall it?...

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    Quote Originally Posted by WREX8 View Post
    the part from subaru is backordered... probably cause this is such a common problem i guess! why dont they just recall it?...
    Wait are you getting it from subaru? Why not aftermarket?
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    Well i dont wanna void my warranty if anything happens to the turbo or inter cooler and then have them blame the after market hose?

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    Wait are you getting it from subaru? Why not aftermarket?



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    If anything the aftermarket hose is better for your car

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    I agree but it would still void it

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    If anything the aftermarket hose is better for your car

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