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    Registered User sudaka's Avatar
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    02 WRX losing boost...Help please!

    Hey guys, I have an automatic 02 wrx and lately I can feel that i'm losing boost when I step on the gas at high rpms, I don't have a boost gauge to see how much psi is running. But like all of you I know my car very well and I can tell it's not the same... is there anything I should be looking at, any help will be appreciated.


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    boost leak.

    you most likely have a boost leak, nearly every wrx has at least a small one. my 2002 does the exact same thing(auto) it was really bad at one point so i replaced my Waste gate soleniod and it (nearly) fixed the problem how many km are on it? after 200,000 they just seem to just go... they need constant care.

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    yea i just put a HUGE tx's tmic on my 04 and i could tell i have a boost leak so i made a free boost gauge but check the forums that show you how to make a boost leak tester.

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